Founded in January 2008, the Groupe de Recherche Action Santé (GRAS) is a research institute of private status, internationally recognized, based in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. It has been approved by the Ministry of Higher Education, Scientific Research, and Innovation of Burkina Faso with the authorisation n° 2020/0000669/MESRSI/SG/DGRSI of June 25, 2020, making it a pioneer autonomous institute working in the field of clinical and biomedical research. With a rich quality of research personnel, GRAS’s main motivation is to boost the contribution of the private sector in health research besides the public sector.
Therefore, it serves as a framework for the gathering, expression, and exchange of expertise to promote excellence for the ultimate benefit of human health. Because of this synergistic convergence, the institute performs high-quality research studies that meet international standards to guide policy decisions for the continuous enhancement of the population’ s health. Since its foundation, the Group has developed and sustained partnerships with many national and international health, academic and research institutions, both private and public.
OUR QUALITY MANAGEMENT POLICY
- to deploy the process approach in all areas of GRAS activities
- tto strengthen the competence of its staff in the management of the QMS;
- to raise staff awareness of the objectives to be achieved, the actions to be taken and the results to be achieved by involving them in a collaborative approach.