Clinical Research Centre established at Kohat Institute of Medial Sciences (KIMS)

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Health RAB provides support for development of 5th CRC
Clinical Research Centre established at
Kohat Institute of Medial Sciences (KIMS)

KOHAT: Health Reserch Advisory Board (Health RAB) is organization working to promote research culture in the country. It is also making lot of efforts to improve the professional capacity of the healthcare professionals particularly those affiliated with the teaching institutons. One of these initiatives has been setting up of the Clinical Research Centers at various medical instituitons in Paksitan.

More recently Health RAB provided support to develop the Clinical Research Centre at Kohat Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) at Kohat which is the 5th such centers, It was formally inaugurated by the Vice Chancellor of Khyber Medical Univesity Prof.Arshad Javed on February 9, 2019.


Prof. Arshad Javed Vice Chancellor of Khyber Medical Univesity (C) inaugurating the
Clinical Research Centre established as a joint venture of Healh RAB and KIMS at Kohat
Institute of Medical Sciences.Also seen in the picture from (L to R) are Prof.Akhtar Sherin,
Prof. Lal Mohammad Khattak Principal KIMS and Dr. Masood Jawaid Director 
Medical Affairs PharmEvo.

This CRC is a joint project of Health RAB and KIMS, Kohat. This centre will function under the supervison of Prof. Akhter Sherin, a renowned researcher, editor of Khyber Medical University Journal and Vice President, Eastern Mediterranean Association of Medical Editors (EMAME) and Ex-President of Pakistan Association of Medical editors (PAME). This is the fifth CRC supported by Health Research Advisory Board with financial academic and research grant of PharmEvo (Pvt) Ltd. During the inauguration Prof Lal Muhammad Khattak, Principal KIMS and faculty members were also present who appreciated the efforts of HRAB. The purpose of CRC is to provide infrastructure to the clinicians and researchers necessary for the effective high-quality clinical research.

The major objectives of CRC are as under:

  • Collaboration between interdisciplinary and collaborative research projects
  • Promotion and support of research culture in the institute
  • Research related capacity building workshops and seminars
  • Individualized research support for clinicians and residents
  • Support in planning, initiation, and monitoring of Clinical Trials
  • Regular training on ICH & GCP (Good Clinical Practice)
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