Enhancing Spirometry Training in India

Pharmaceutical companies around the world rely on the accuracy of spirometry measurements in their drug studies. Ensuring that spirometry practitioners meet international standards is essential to maintain the quality of data. In pursuit of this, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) commissioned Respiratory Analytix to deliver comprehensive spirometry training in India.

Client Profile

  • Client Name: GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)
  • Training Venue: Chest Research Foundation (CRF), Pune, India
  • Delegates: Over 30 participants from various medical centres across India


The Chest Research Foundation (CRF) in Pune, India, recognised the critical importance of adhering to the highest standards in spirometry as outlined by the Association for Respiratory Technology and Physiology (ARTP) and the European Respiratory Society (ERS). To meet these standards and contribute to the success of global drug studies, CRF sought to enhance its spirometry training programme.


GSK worked with Respiratory Analytix and we devised a tailored training programme that would empower spirometry practitioners in India to achieve international standards in respiratory measurements.

Enhancing Spirometry Training in India


The spirometry training programme conducted by Respiratory Analytix at CRF in Pune, India, was a comprehensive and hands-on experience for all participants. The key aspects of the training included:

Quality Assurance

The training emphasised the importance of maintaining quality assured spirometry data, aligning with ARTP and ERS standards.

International Best Practices

Delegates were exposed to international best practices in spirometry, ensuring that they were up-to-date with the latest advancements in the field.

Customised Curriculum

Respiratory Analytix tailored the training curriculum to address the specific needs and challenges faced by healthcare professionals in India.

Hands-on Training

Practical sessions allowed participants to apply their knowledge and skills in a controlled environment.


The collaboration between Respiratory Analytix and CRF led to significant outcomes:

Empowered Professionals

Over 30 delegates from various medical centres across India gained the knowledge and skills necessary to meet international spirometry standards.

On-Site Training Programme

With our guidance, CRF established its own on-site spirometry training programme, ensuring the sustainability and continuous improvement of spirometry practices.


Through the collaboration between GSK, CRF, and Respiratory Analytix, spirometry training in India has been elevated to a new level of excellence. Professionals are now equipped with the expertise to contribute to worldwide drug studies with confidence. This case study demonstrates the power of collaboration and tailored training in advancing healthcare standards and ensuring the quality of vital medical research.


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