Navigation Links
India to maintain Public domain Registry database of clinical trials conducted in India.

India to set up a registry database which will contain all datas and research results of all clinical trials which would be available in a public domain which will provide transparent results and information for patients.// The detail of the new registry database was announced by Drug Controller General of India Ashwani Kumar.

He announced the details of the registry during a two day workshop on 'Building and Managing Clinical Trial Capacity in India: Challenges in Ethics, Equity and Efficiency', which has been organized by Indian Council of Medical Research, Administrative Staff College of India and Fordham University, US. The workshop will discuss issues like prioritization of clinical trials, protection of vulnerable subjects, building ethical capacity, creating review mechanisms, reporting adverse events and accreditation and regulation.

The workshop was attended by more than 60 delegates including government officials, researchers, pharmaceutical companies' representatives, NGOs and advocacy groups are attending the workshop. It is being held in the backdrop of debates on methods employed in high-risk clinical trials by pharma firms and the concern on outsourcing of such trials to developing countries. The speakers at the inaugural session underlined the need for a strong legislative and regulatory framework for clinical trials and addressing ethical issues.

Experts View: Ashwani Kumar, Drug Controller General of India said, “Multi-centric clinical trials would be allowed on the same protocol as followed in the US and Britain, presently multinational companies were conducting 100 clinical trials in India while domestic firms were engaged in some 300 trials and he said training was being imparted to officials to supervise the process of clinical trials and ensure compliance with the regulations”.

Health secretary P. Hota said, “India had the potential and a great opportunity to emerge as a global centre for cl inical trials, we need to have the right kind of institutions, right legislation, and human skills and budgetary and other administrative support so that we don't miss the bus."

Falguni Sen, a professor at Fordham University, New York, said revenue accruing from clinical trials in India was $70 million in 2003. The Confederation of Indian Industry has estimated that this will grow to $200 million in 2007 and between $500 million and $1 billion by 2010.

Remarks: The Contract Research Organizations (CROs) found India an attractive destination, more than five CROs conducted 70 percent of the outsourced clinical trials worldwide, have established a presence in India directly or through partnerships. Though, we may be happy lot of clinical trials being conduced in India, but we should also be aware that clinical trials involving humans may be dangerous and it should not lead to exploring the poverty and ignorance of Indians involved in these clinical trials. So, a registry containing datas and results of clinical trials would be available to patients as well to committee monitoring it will help to avoid

Source: Indo-Asian News Servce
'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. Is Diabetes the Leading Cause of Kidney Failure in India
2. AIDS Disaster in India is Imminent
3. Indian Prime Minister has successful Knee Replacement Surgery
4. International community warns India on HIV situation
5. India takes on foot-and-mouth disease by vaccinating animals
6. Development of AIDS vaccine -- Chiron Corp in talks with four Indian cos
7. India to benefit from pharma companies move
8. Healthcare sector is now a multi billion-dollar industry in India
9. The World Bank funds private Hospital in India
10. Parke-Davis (India) runs into rough weather – Court orders attachment of asset
11. Indian Doctor granted US patent on organ regeneration
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:3/28/2017)... , ... March 28, 2017 , ... For many women, getting birth control isn’t as ... , meaning they either don’t have access to a health care facility or a pharmacy ... remote regions of the United States or for many who are faced with health or ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... Rochester, MN (PRWEB) , ... March 28, 2017 ... ... Elastography (MRE), is pleased to be invited to the Siemens Healthineers annual ... imaging professionals. The event will take place from March 27 - 31, ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... March 29, 2017 , ... Dr. Isabella Wentz, PharmD, FASCP, ... 9-part video series titled The Thyroid Secret. Dr. Wentz talked about journey and research ... the fact that medication IS NOT the only solution to deal with thyroid disease. ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... March 28, 2017 , ... ... to advancing the science and clinical practice of radiosurgery, announced today the ... a multi-institutional, observational registry established to standardize data collection from patients treated ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... March 28, 2017 , ... Z-Medica, LLC, a leading developer ... Center (UPMC) will acquire QuikClot® Bleeding Control Kits® (BCK) to equip up to ... with efforts by the American College of Surgeons, U.S. Department of Defense, Department ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/29/2017)... , March 29, 2017 ... report, which provides an exhaustive study of the U.S. ... nearly 242 companies are functional in this market ... With the leading companies, such as GlaxoSmithKline Plc., ... focusing aggressively on various marketing strategies to increase ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... , Mar. 29, 2017 Research and Markets ... 2017-2021" report to their offering. ... The global lifestyle drugs market to grow ... The report, Global Lifestyle Drugs Market 2017-2021, has been prepared ... The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... , March 29, 2017 Varian Medical Systems ... report results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2017 ... 2017.  The news release will be followed by a teleconference ... news release and a link to the conference call webcast ... .  To access the teleconference call and replay: ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: