Costa Mesa, CA (PRWEB) November 16, 2013
WCCT Global, a contract research organization headquartered in Southern California announced today an initiative to help those affected by typhoon Haiyan. The company’s plan is to raise funds to donate to the American Red Cross to directly send aid to those that were affected in the Philippines. The plan that they have established is to contribute $25 for every clinical trial volunteer that completes a study with them through December 15th. The company’s goal is to not only raise funds for those that were affected, but to have the clinical trial volunteer community be involved in the process as well. In addition, the company as a whole has also stated that that they will be matching all employee contributions that goes toward the relief. WCCT Global’s Vice President of Global Clinical Development stated, “The sole reason for clinical trials is to establish new ways to help those in need in the future. This devastating typhoon that hit the Philippines has left thousands in need today and WCCT Global wanted to immediately implement a plan to send aid. We, as an organization, wanted to tell to the community “We Care Beyond Research” and truly help those in need now.”
WCCT Global is a multi-site, full-service global contract research organization (CRO) of outsourced early drug development and late phase services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. The WCCT Global vision, “With compassion for people, we strive for tomorrow’s therapies to be available today” truly exemplifies the focus and reason for our cutting-edge work both in our clinics and throughout our operations. As a drug development partner, WCCT Global collaborates with domestic and foreign innovator companies who need regulatory program management, data management and strategic consulting support, with an emphasis on overseeing and executing trials in special disease populations, pediatric populations, ethno-bridging, and cardiac safety. WCCT Global has extensive experience with healthy volunteer studies including First-in-Human (FIH), as well as specific therapeutic expertise in Allergy, Asthma, HCV, Ophthalmology, Oncology, Renal, and Vaccines.
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