Indian Clinical Trial and Education Network (In-TENT) is an initiative to build a network of Research Institutes which has been launched with an overarching goal of providing evidence based, robust and culturally sensitive solutions to urgent health problems, in a reasonable time frame, by conducting large multi-centric clinical trials.
To build a network capable of generating high quality evidence
of global standards regarding regional and local diseases of public health importance.
To provide evidence-based, cost effective, scientifically sound and culturally sensitive solutions in regard to diseases and problems of public health importance. To achieve this, firstly the priority health research areas which will favorably affect the country’s health needs are to be identified. Priority areas will be identified by literature review, systematic reviews, review of burden of disease data to ascertain the research gaps. Expert consultations can also be held to decide upon areas of need.