has a significant burden of both communicable and non-communicable diseases are
on the rise. Clinical research has been portrayed by Ministry of health in
South Africa to improve the health condition of the nation reducing the disease
burden. However, the research has not kicked in as planned by the research
output and awareness of public regarding the clinical research. Hence, the
present study was conducted to assess the hurdles faced by the health care
personnel in implementing research in their institutions in South Africa .
Keywords: Clinical Research,
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