Pan African Clinical Trials Registry (PACTR) is a regional register of clinical trials conducted in Africa. It is a World Health Organization (WHO) recognized primary registry. The clinical trials registered on this registry fulfill the criteria for publication of a manuscript in an International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) accredited journal and feed into the WHO International Clinical Trials Registry Platform (ICTRP). It has provision for protocol registration and results posting for Phase 1-4 interventional clinical trials.
|Registries at a Glance|
|Registry||PHUSE Categorization||Information to be Entered By||Route of Data in Registry||Study Type||Language|
|PACTR||Pan African Clinical Trial Registry||Sponsor||Through a dedicated registration platform (process independent from clinical trial application)||
|Registration and Results Requirements|
|Prior to enrollment|
|Within 12 months of Study Completion Date|
- February 2022: Pan African Clinical Trials Registry and South African Clinical Trials Registry Update - The Pan African Clinical Trials Registry (PACTR) and South African Clinical Trials Registry (SANCTR) have made an important announcement on a few enhancements to improve the functionality of the registry. New filters have been included for easy tracking of the “submitted” or “in process” trials. Researchers should see their trials under “My trials” tab for … Continue reading "February 2022: Pan African Clinical Trials Registry and South African Clinical Trials Registry Update"
- July 2018: Pan African Clinical Trials Registry Update - Launch of a new, improved- Pan African Clinical Trial Registry The Pan African Clinical Trial Registry (PACTR) has been redeveloped with the aim of providing a more user-friendly, easy-to-navigate website for researchers, policymakers, funders, and the public. PACTR is a regional clinical trials registry that aims to serve the needs of African clinical trials, clinicians, … Continue reading "July 2018: Pan African Clinical Trials Registry Update"
- June 2020: South Africa Regulatory Update - Introducing a New Online Platform for African Trials The African Academy of Sciences (AAS) in June 2020, launched a first iteration of the Clinical Trials Community (CTC) online platform with features that will increase the visibility of African clinical trial sites and investigators with potential to participate in COVID-19 clinical trials. This platform will promote … Continue reading "June 2020: South Africa Regulatory Update"
- Frequently Asked Questions – Pan African Clinical Trials Registry. https://pactr.samrc.ac.za/FAQ.aspx. Published June 2009. Accessed January 06, 2022.