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Over the past 10 years, the market value of the global pharmaceutical industry has more than doubled to $951 billion. In 2015, markets outside the US and Western Europe accounted for $362 billion, comprising approximately 38% of the total worldwide value (1).

There is no doubt about it: the healthcare industry has become truly global, and clinical trials are being delocalised to match. In fact, between 2005 and 2012, the largest annual growth in clinical trials occurred in Asian (30%) and Latin American/Caribbean (12%) regions (2).

As the clinical trials industry expands into emerging countries, protocols developed in one country are increasingly implemented in culturally and linguistically different locations. Competent and compliant translation is, therefore, becoming more necessary than ever in order to ensure that clinical trial protocols (CPTs) are correctly followed, and that participants can confidently understand and consent to them.

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Alicia Lewis is a Brighton-based Writer and Content Specialist for full-service clinical trials agency MD Group. On the company’s website, she comments on the latest biotechnological innovations and creates guides to patientcentric clinical trial protocols. Since 2014, Alicia has been writing content for businesses in the UK and abroad, specialising in healthcare, business, travel and culture.
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