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:

  1. Centre Medical Evangelique-Nyankunde, Democratic Republic of Congo
  2. School of Medicine and University Hospital of Split, Split, Croatia
  3. JSS Hospital, Mysore, India
  4. Akdeniz University Hospital, Antalya, Turkey
  5. Shanghai Children’s Medical Center, Shanghai, China
  6. Bao’an Maternal and Child Health Care Hospital,Shenzhen, China
  7. Chengdu women & children’s central hospital, Chengdu, China
  8. West China 2nd Hospital, Chengdu, China
  9. West China Hospital Sichuan University, Chengdu, China

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