Groupe de Recherche Action en Santé
Groupe de Recherche Action en Santé (GRAS, Burkina Faso), is private research institute based in Ouagadougou existing under the laws of Burkina Faso, operating since 2008 in the field of health research with a focus on clinical research. The scientific staff of GRAS is multi – disciplinary with well proven skills in clinical trials. The staff has a sound knowledge on ethical principles in research involving human subjects and on International Council for Harmonisation – Good Clinical Practice (ICH – GCP). Laboratory staff is certified for the shipment of dangerous goods such as bio - specimen samples in compliance with the International Air Transportation Association (IATA) rules. The Data management team has a strong experience with several data management software. Thanks to its worldwide partnership GRAS has built a performant platform for Phase I to Phase IV trials. During this last decade, scientists from GRAS have carried out more than 25 clinical trials for various infectious diseases (Malaria vaccines, pneumococcal vaccines, Ebola vaccines, typhoid vaccine, etc.).