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Our Services

Product Development Strategy in Bangladesh

BCTL can help our clients assess the best strategy to implement clinical trials in Bangladesh depending on the study phase and therapeutic area

Clinical Project Management

Local Project Manager to serve as a primary resource and point of communication for the client and project team. The local project manager will provide leadership and direction to the project team to ensure time, quality, and cost deliverables.

Site Management

- Study Site Identification and qualification
- Principal Investigator selection
- Hiring and training of Clinical Research Coordinators

Clinical Monitoring

Locally based, GCP trained, CRAs to conduct qualification, initiation, interim/remote monitoring, and closeout visits

IRB/ Regulatory

- Preparation of research proposals for submission to the IRB
- Translation of Informed Consent Forms and other patient facing documents
- Preparation of applications to the DGDA including import license

Medical Writing

- Clinical Protocol Development & Protocol writing
- Informed consent form development
- Guidance Documents

Who We Are

Dec 2019: Joint venture between icddr,b and local private investor.

Jan 2020: Dhaka office established.

Jul 2020: Approval of Clinical Trial Centre/Contract Research Organization status by the Directorate General of Drug Administration (DGDA).


Our Team

Dr. Wasif Ali Khan Chief Scientific Officer * Infectious disease physician with 28 years of research experience in local and multi-national clinical trials primarily on diarrheal diseases; field studies on surveillance and malaria.
* Established the first Clinical Trial Unit at icddr,b in 2008
* Background: MBBS from Bangladesh, Master in Health Sciences from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Post Doctoral Fellowship in Clinical Pharmacology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
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Mohammed Abusyed Head of Operations * 15 years of total experience in clinical trial management, CRO management, and business development
* 5 years of experience on Pharmaceutical Marketing
* Founding member of icddr,b’s first CRO project Clinical Trial Unit (CTU) in 2011 to 2013.
* Background: Bachelor of Pharmacy, Masters of Pharmacy, and MBA from University of Science and Technology, Chittagong.
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Ms. Vonny Iskandar International Consultant * 25 years in the biopharmaceutical and CRO industries in Asia and North America. Co-founder and director of two pan-Asian CROs
* Participated in many international multi-center clinical trials in varying capacities. Therapeutic experience include Cardiology, CNS, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Infectious Diseases, Nephrology, Oncology, Psychiatry and Transplantation
* Background: Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular Biology and Genetics (Honours) from the University of Guelph, Canada
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