Good Clinical Laboratory Practices, 12th August – 8th September 2024

Course Duration: 4 weeks
Delivery Mode: Online
Eligibility: All laboratory staff
Course Availability: Upcoming
Course Fee: UGX 300,000, USD 80


The GCLP is a self-paced online course that has been designed for laboratorians who are working or want to work in laboratories that handle clinical trial research. This course does help equip laboratory professionals with knowledge on how to establish and implement the principles of GCLP to ensure that results are reliable, ethical and can be used to support findings of the trial.

As a GCLP participant, this course will enable you to:

  • Understand the requirements of GCLP within a clinical Lab.
  • Explain the difference in GCP and GLP and how they relate with GCLP.
  • Acquire knowledge on how to establish and implement GCLP in a clinical or research Laboratory.


This is a session course with illustrative PowerPoint sessions, videos and discussions.

Target group

This course is designed for all staff working with HIV/AIDS service organizations including:

  • Lab managers
  • Laboratory Technologists
  • Laboratory Technicians
  • Laboratory Assistants

Module 1

Introduction to GCLP (Background of GCLP, The difference between GCP and GLP

  1. General Provisions (Conduct of work, Patient Matters, quality control and quality assurance)
  2. Principles of GCLP (Facilities, organisation, personnel, SOP’s, Reporting, Equipment.)
  3. Implementation of GCLP (Clinical Trial Protocol, Writing an analytical plan, Sample collection and Transportation, Archiving)

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