HATUA is a project funded by European & Developing countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP).

The core institutions engaged in undertaking this project include: the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), the National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation (NACOSTI), the Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB), Synergy Informatics, intelliSOFT Consulting and the Council of Health Research for Development (COHRED).

In addition, the Project will engage local private and public universities and the Bioethics Society of Kenya (BSK).

The HATUA Project focuses on improving the 3 C’s in research namely: Compliance, (improving functions for oversight of clinical trials), Capacity (building technical capacity through training in Bioethics, pharmacovigilance, clinical monitoring and research administration) and Community (build a network for sharing and a community of best practices through seminars conferences and online consultation).


This project is part of the EDCTP2 programme supported by the European Union.