Pan Africa

Pan Africa

Pan African Clinical Trials Registry (PACTR)

Verified on March 9, 2023

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)


(Phase 1-4)
Registration and Results Requirements
Registry Activity Legal Requirement Timing
PACTR Registration


Prior to enrollment


Within 12 months of Study Completion Date

Registry Updates


  1. Frequently Asked Questions – Pan African Clinical Trials Registry. Published June 2009. Accessed January 06, 2022.