Young persons’ advisory groups (YPAGs) are groups of young people interested in the field of research and clinical trials, in science and to become a young advocate. Previous to the participation in any type of research project they receive suitable training to ensure that they have the right knowledge and skills.
The Young Persons’ Advisory Group acts as a scientific council of teenagers founded to improve clinical trials: the YPAG of Sant Joan de Deu Children’s research hospital in Spain is connected with the Clinical Research Unit. The team was created in January 2015. The training programme lasted six months and it included content and skills about the four topics in which the hospital is performing projects: biomedicine, research, clinical trials and innovation.
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