Quality Management in Clinical and Public Health Research: A Panacea for Minimising and Eliminating Protocol Deviations in Research Operations

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Elvis Efe Isere https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1047-2218
Nosa Eniye Omorogbe

Keywords

Quality Management System, Protocol Deviation, Clinical Research, Public Health Research

Abstract

A quality management system for clinical and public health research operations is indispensable because it ensures the integrity and reliability of research outcomes. By implementing a robust quality management practice in research implementation and operation, research teams can uphold the highest standard of research conduct, thereby enhancing the credibility and trustworthiness of research findings. This paper elucidates the significance and role of a quality management system in clinical and public health research operations and its efficacy in minimising and eliminating protocol deviations and highlights the key steps in setting up a quality management system for research operations.

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