WHO Clinical trial registry platform: addition of China and India

August 2007
Weekly Epidemiological Record;8/17/2007, Vol. 82 Issue 33, p303
The article reports on the expansion of the clinical trial registry platform of the World Health Organization (WHO), which is set to include trial registers from China and India. The move is a major step for policymakers and scientists because it will enable them to track local research activities and meet the global standards for transparency. The clinical trial registers will help develop public trust in clinical trials that are vital for modern life-saving treatments.


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