February 2022: Canada Update

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) shared their policy guide on the requirements for the registration and disclosure of results from clinical trials on February 08, 2022.

The policy focuses on the registration of clinical trials and making them publicly available, free to access before the first visit of the first participant.

The following new requirements will be applicable to all clinical trials funded on or after January 01, 2022:

  • Publications including clinical trial results must be open to access from the date of publication.
  • Summary of the clinical trial results must be publicly available within 12 months from the last visit of the last participant.
  • All study publications must include the registration number/trial ID in the article summary or abstract.

More information can be found here.