FAQs

 

Question: Where does the Greater Gift Initiative obtain the resources to make donations?
Answer: The program receives funding and donations from organizations and individuals in the clinical trials industry. These partners include sponsoring pharmaceutical companies, contract research organizations, integrated site networks, site management organizations, individual sites, and individual investigators.

Question: Who is honored with the Greater Gift Initiative donations?
Answer: The Greater Gift Initiative honors clinical trial volunteers and clinical research professionals who participate in clinical trials.

Question: Where does the Greater Gift Initiative make donations of vaccines?
Answer: The Greater Gift Initiative is willing to consider a vaccine donation to any person in need anywhere in the world. The Greater Gift Initiative does focus primarily on vaccines to children and partners with reputable groups working in countries in need of assistance.

Question: Why does the Greater Gift Initiative focus on vaccines?
Answer: The GAVI Alliance estimates 5 to 6 million future deaths can be prevented between 2016-2020 with sufficient funding for its currently supported global vaccines. Vaccines have done more than any other class of drugs to improve global health.

Question: How can I get involved and participate in clinical research?
Answer: Visit one of the following sites:

1. U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
2. Center for Information & Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP)
3. CenterWatch
4. ClinicalTrials.gov