The CTU missions are to:
- support, coordinate, and conduct randomised clinical trials in the primary and secondary health-care sectors. The trials may have preventive, diagnostic, therapeutic, or care objectives;
- support, coordinate, and conduct systematic reviews of the literature based on meta-analyses, and participate in the international Cochrane Collaboration;
- participate in the development of methods for randomised clinical trials and meta-analyses;
- educate students, candidates, and researchers in evidence-based medicine, randomised clinical trials, meta-analyses, and trial sequential analysis.
The CTU’s scientific social responsibility is:
The scientific social responsibility of the CTU is that clinical researchers, investigators, and assisting staffs, from all sectors of the health-care system, working at the CTU or together with the CTU should position and define their research activities in a context where they are able to contribute to the betterment of our societies and to help meet the challenges of our time.