This week in transparency news: May 25 – May 31, 2019

by Staff writer,
Posted on 5/31/2019

Transparency in clinical trials is continually changing, and to stay on top of the news, TrialAssure brings a weekly round-up of some of the key stories surrounding disclosures in clinical trials. This week’s stories are as follows:

World Health Assembly Update, 28 May 2019 – World Health Organization

The WHO adopted a resolution aimed at improving the transparency of markets for medicines, vaccines, and other health products in order to expand access. This resolution requests the WHO secretariat to support transparency efforts.

Read the full assembly recap here

FDA plans clinical trial regulatory changes – CenterWatch

The FDA announced changes related to clinical trials this week. These changes proposed include proposed new reporting requirements under the Right to Try Act, a proposed rule adding development safety update reports to IND application annual reporting requirements, and more.

Read the full article via CenterWatch

Unreported clinical trials threaten credibility of published studies – Medical Bag

According to a research report and editorial piece published in Annals of Internal Medicine, large clinical trials that go unreported threaten the credibility of published evidence and harm the scientific process. The authors note that a failure to report clinical trial results can threaten the public’s trust in the integrity of medical literature.

Medical Bag has the full story here

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