Monthly Archives: September 2016

Dear Priscilla and Mark, don’t waste your donation

Dear Priscilla and Mark

You are making a wonderful contribution in your pledge of $3 billion to medical research.

You probably already know that, right now, around $85 billion of medical research is being wasted every year in the US alone.

What you may not know is that you could do three simple things to make sure that […]

26th September 2016|

New US rules fail to impose full transparency on clinical trials

New rules released today by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will improve the availability of information about clinical trials posted on the register, but still fall short of global best practices and lack teeth, a preliminary analysis by AllTrials suggests.

Dr Till Bruckner, campaign manager […]

16th September 2016|

UN calls for global action on clinical trial transparency

In a landmark report released today, the United Nations called on governments worldwide to pass legislation requiring clinical trials to be registered, and their methods and results to be fully reported. The report, authored by a high-level panel appointed by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, explicitly calls for clinical trial study designs, protocols, data sets, […]

14th September 2016|