Philippine Health Research Registry (PHRR)

Verified on September 9, 2021

Philippines has a clinical trial registry, Philippine Health Research Registry (PHRR) which has a provision to register a clinical trial. A result section has been incorporated in the required fields, recently. However, results for any trials are not available yet. PHRR is not a World Health Organization (WHO) recognized primary registry. It was developed in 2012 as an official platform for registration of clinical trials approved for conduct in Philipines by their Food and Drug Administration (FDA). It is managed by the Department of Science and Technology in partnership with the Department of Health.

Registries at a Glance
Registry PHUSE Categorization Information to be Entered By Route of Data in Registry Study Type Language
PHRR Mandatory National Database (includes Ethics Requirement) Sponsor Through a dedicated registration platform (process independent from clinical trial application)


(Phase 1-4);


Registration and Results Requirements
Registry Activity Legal Requirement Timing
PHRR Registration


Within 30 days after approval


Not yet specified

Registry Updates

  • September 2021: UK Regulatory Update - Implementation of UK HRA’s New Reporting Standards for Clinical Research As per the latest update from UK Health Research Authority, new reporting standards have been implemented to ensure that all researchers fulfill their responsibilities to make their research open and transparent. This is in line with the commitments set out in the Make it Public research … Continue reading "September 2021: UK Regulatory Update"
  • September 2021: Peru Update - A notification (PRESS RELEASE No. 005-2021-OGITT/INS) dated September 09, 2021, was published on the Peruvian Registry of Clinical Trials (REPEC) website on September 13, 2021. In context of the same: Due to preventive maintenance, services of the REPEC Version 2 System will be temporarily suspended as of Sunday, September 12, 2021. The services provided in … Continue reading "September 2021: Peru Update"
  • September 2021: China Update - After the upgrade to Center for Drug Evaluation’s website on September 13, 2021, the “Applicant’s Window” login for the platform (also known as Drug Clinical Trial Registration and Information Disclosure Platform) is now available along with the old system account login. As mentioned in the “Instructions for Drug Clinical Trial Registration and Information Disclosure Platform … Continue reading "September 2021: China Update"


1. Philippine Health Research Registry (PHRR). Healthresearch. . Published June 14, 2019. Accessed June 14, 2019. [Source]
2. Clinical Trial Registration and Application Form. FDA, Philippines. Published 2012. Accessed June 11, 2019.