October 2022: WHO Open Consultation for Harmonization of Clinical Trial Results

The World Health Organization (WHO) has released a consultation page to solicit feedback from stakeholders – including researchers, patients, journal editors, funders, industry sponsors, and regulators. The aim is to promote harmonization of minimum data elements for reporting study results in trial registries.

It accommodates the submission of responses on a scale of 1-5 based on the importance of collecting data for various data elements. It includes the following sections – Trial status and dates, Participant flow, Baseline data, Outcome measures and their results including statistical analysis, Adverse events, and public disclosure of study documents.

The deadline for submitting feedback is 11 November 2022.