IRB Approval:

  • The study was approved by Mayo on August 19th 2014
  • IRB approval from Democratic of Congo, Nyankunde site received on April 6th 2015
  • IRB approval from JSS Hospital, Mysore, India received on April 7th , 2015
  • IRB approval from Akdeniz University Hospital, Antalya, Turkey on April 21st, 2015
  • IRB approval from Shanghai Children`s Medical Center, China on July 11th, 2015
  • IRB approval from School of Medicine and University Hospital of Split, Croatia on August, 2015


  • 78 sites from around the world responded to our survey.
  • We have decided to recruit 12 sites for the Pilot study.


  • Grant for Pediatric CERTAIN development approved.


  • With the help of our programmer, Lei Fan, we are developing the CERTAINp software.
  • The Syndrome cards, Medication cards as well as the Procedure cards are being reviewed presently.

 Data Collection:

  • The baseline data collection on the RedCap software has been started from the IRB approved sites.

Baseline Simulation Training:

  • Nyankunde, Antalya and India site have successfully completed Baseline Simulation Training.

Post- Simulation Training:

  • Turkey center have successfully completed CERTAINp training and certification.

Please click on pCERTAIN to access the link for the survey for participation.


Co-PI: Grace Arteaga, MD

Co-PI: Sandeep Tripathi, MD

Co-PI: Srinivas Murthy,MD

Sites under consideration:

  • Centre Medical Evangelique-Nyankunde, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • National Hospital for Children, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • School of Medicine and University Hospital of Split, Split, Croatia
  • JSS Hospital, Mysore, India
  • Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • National Institute of Pediatrics,  Mexico City, Mexico
  • Hospital of Hope, Mango, Togo
  • Akdeniz University Hospital, Antalya, Turkey
  • Shanghai Children’s Medical Center, Shanghai, China

Pediatric CERTAIN FAQs

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