CRO / SMO

Over the past 15 years CIDAL has become a leading organization in the clinical trial industry in Central America, offering services as a Contract Research Organization (CRO) and Site Management Organization (SMO).

CIDAL combines the advantages of a regional CRO with local presence and local expertise. Flexibility, dynamism, personal dedication, innovative approaches and solutions, simple company structure and Local Knowledge enables CIDAL to offer high value for requested services.

CIDAL as a CRO represents Sponsors, selects study sites and monitors scientific, technical and regulatory aspects of a study. As an SMO CIDAL helps identify, contract and supervise investigators and Study Coordinators. CIDAL also submits proposals to local ethics committees and health authorities, providing administrative and logistic support to investigational sites.

CIDAL also provides services in the following areas:

  • Investigator meetings
  • Site contracts & budgets
  • Quality Control
  • Monitoring
  • Study drug management
  • Pharmacovigilance
  • GCP training/certification