WHO International Clinical Trials Registry Platform

WHO International Clinical Trials Registry Platform

Interest in the area of Clinical trials is increasing, with many new developments in the country. One important site of interest for those involved in Clinical Trials is the WHO ICTRP. The mission of the WHO ICTRP is to ensure that a complete view of research is accessible to all those involved in the health care decision making process. This is really crucial for enhancing transparency of research, and for strengthening evidence. The WHO ICTRP site facilitates prospective registration of Trial Registration Data Sets and ensures public accessibility of that information. The site contains the ICTRP Search Portal that aims…
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The Clinical Trials Registry – India

The Clinical Trials Registry – India

The Clinical Trials Registry- India (CTRI) is an online register of clinical trials being conducted in India. Any researcher who plans to conduct a trial involving human participants, is expected to register the trial in CTRI before enrollment of the first participant. Registration of trials in the CTRI is free. All registered trials will be made publicly available. The CTRI will be searchable by anyone free of charge. The CTRI has been set up by the ICMR's National Institute of Medical Statistics (NIMS) and is funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) through the Indian Council of Medical…
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The Cochrane Library and ERMED

The Cochrane Library and ERMED

1. The┬áCochrane Library┬áhas six databases. Many tend to think that the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews and the Cochrane Library are the same. In addition to Systmatic Reviews, the Library has five other databases - DARE - which has abstracts of "Other systematic reviews", CENTRAL - the database of clinical trials, COCHRANE METHODOLOGY REGISTER - the database of "Methods Studies", HTAD - for Technnology Assessments, and the NHSEED - for Economic Evaluations. Each of them is a resource for Evidence of different levels. 2. ERMED - an initiative by the National Medical Library - New Delhi. ERMED - an acronym…
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