NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Global Surgery @ Johannesburg Hub
The Johannesburg Hub is responsible for executing clinical trials – in collaboration with the sponsors we ensure systems are in place for a successful trial.
The South Africa Hub is based in Gauteng province, Johannesburg City, in a suburb called Parktown. The Hub office is based at the University of Witwatersrand, Medical School Campus and is operating from the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital (the 3rd largest hospital in the world) for the FALCON trial.
The Hub’s main activities are:
- Centrally co-ordinating country specific activities
- Management and training of the Spoke hospitals
- Providing administrative services for the country network
- Maintaining regular communication with the University of Birmingham
It is working with several Spokes including:
- Edenvale Hospital
- Sebokeng Hospital
- Helen Joseph Hospital
- Leratong Hospital