Local co-ordination in participating sites is the responsibility of a lead clinician in the participating hospital who is responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the trial in their unit.
The specific responsibility of the local co-ordinators will be to:
be familiar with the trial,
liaise with their Regional Trial Office,
ensure that all medical and midwifery staff involved in the care of pregnant women are well informed about the trial,
ensure that mechanisms for recruitment of eligible women (including information material) are in place, monitor their effectiveness, and discuss reasons for the non-recruitment of any eligible women with relevant staff,
ensure that supplies of data collection booklets are always available, that they are completed and returned to the Regional Trial Office promptly, and to deal with any queries arising,
notify the Regional Trial Office of any serious adverse events,
facilitate other aspects of local collaboration as appropriate,
make all data available for verification, audit and inspection purposes as necessary,
Hospital Nacional Profesor Alejandro Posadas, Illia y Marconi, Haedo, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Hospital Interzonal General de Agudoa Dr. Jose Penna, Lainez 2400, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Hospital Dr. José María Cullen, Sante Fe, Argentina.
Hospital J. B. Iturraspe, Sante Fe, Argentina.
Hospital Regional Dr. Ramón Carrillo, Belgrano 2273, Santiago del Estero, Argentina.
Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana.
India – (north) Delhi
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India.
Maulana Azad Medical College & Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, India.
Lady Hardinge Medical College & Sucheta Kriplani Hospital, New Delhi, India.
University College of Medical Sciences & GTB Hospital, Shahdara, New Delhi, India.
India – (south) Vellore
Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore, India.
Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya.
Fatima Bai Hospital, Business Recorder Road, Karachi, Pakistan
Liaquat National Hospital, Stadium Road, Karachi, Pakistan
Sobhraj Maternity Hospital, City District Government, Karachi, Pakistan
Countess of Dufferin Hospital, Chand Bibi Road, Kharadar, Karachi, Pakistan
Soba University Hospital, Alamarat, Khartoum, Sudan
Omdurman Maternity Hospital, Omdurman, Sudan