George Clinical – CRO Hong Kong
George Clinical in Hong Kong
Hong Kong is George Clinical’s East Asia hub, overseeing our operations in Taiwan and Malaysia.
Hong Kong has a long history of international research with sophisticated infrastructure and resources across all phases. A small, densely populated area, Hong Kong world class hospitals offer excellent recruitment potential. Hong Kong has a long and impressive track record of conducting global clinical trials. Since the introduction of ICH GCP in 1996, Hong Kong has participated in over 1000 global clinical trials. Hong Kong has had a history of high quality clinical research output and plays a role of scientific leadership in Asia.
Hong Kong has excellent infrastructure in terms of transportation, work force and legal framework. Hong Kong has an outstanding healthcare system, as indicated by one of the lowest infant mortality rates and the longest life expectancy in the world. There are 41 public hospitals which provide 90% of the medical care in Hong Kong. Hong Kong is officially recognized by China State Food and Drug Administration for conducting clinical trials for drug registration purpose in mainland China in certain therapeutic areas. There is strong government support in clinical research, with the recent example being the set up of two Phase I centers at leading teaching hospitals in Hong Kong.
What are the benefits of conducting clinical trials in HK?
- Emerging market for clinical trials
- Advanced medical care
- Developed Infrastructure
- Strong presence of Academic institutions
- High Quality Investigators
What are the prevalent diseases in HK?
- Diabetes mellitus
- Heart Disease
Hing Fong Road,
Kwai Fong, New Territories
Hong Kong S.A.R
|Number of Personnel:||8|
|In-country Services:||Project Management
|Official Language:||Cantonese (official) 89.5%, English (official) 3.5%, Putonghua (Mandarin) 1.4%, other Chinese dialects 4%, other 1.6%|
|Hospital Records Language:||English|
|Electronic Hospital Records:||Yes, stored centrally|
|Site Network:||41 public hospitals, which provide 90% of medical care in Hong Kon|
|GDP – per capita (US $):||$56,700|