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Strong EU Clinical Trials Regulation to ensure the results of all clinical trials are made public

Strong EU Clinical Trials Regulation to ensure the results of all clinical trials are made public

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This petition has been created by Robin de la M. and may not represent the views of the Avaaz community.
Robin de la M.
started this petition to
European Parliament

21st-century medicine needs the results of all clinical trials to be made public - even those the drugs companies would rather withhold. A new EU regulation could help make that happen - but the current draft is flawed.

"There is a new EU Clinical Trials Regulation currently passing through parliament in Brussels. It is currently in draft form, and riddled with holes: essentially it allows companies and researchers to withhold trial results, and play fast and loose with analyses. These problems are best documented in the BMJ by one of the co-founders of Cochrane:

www.bmj.com/content/345/bmj.e8522 " (Ben Goldacre, http://www.badscience.net/2013/02/labours-eu-lead-on-clinical-trials-leads-transparency-drive-hurrah/)

See also http://www.alltrials.net/ and Twitter #alltrials.

Posted: 19 February 2013 (Updated: 14 April 2015)