Clinical Trials Day 2019
23 May 2019
NIHI (formerly The Clinical Trials Research Unit) celebrated its roots in clinical trial management by celebrating Clinical Trials Day 2019 on Monday 20th May 2019 with a shared morning tea.
Clinical Trials Day is celebrated around the world in May to recognize the day that James Lin started what is often considered the first randomized clinical trial aboard a ship on May 20, 1747, establishing that citrus fruits could help scurvy in sailors. The aim of the day is to recognize the people who conduct clinical trials, to acknowledge what they do every day to improve public health and promote awareness of clinical trials. Teams and individuals used the 'selfie templates' to promote who they are and what they do.