What is the Solidarity Trial?

  •  11/13/2020 02:14 AM

The Solidarity Trial is an international clinical trial to help find an effective treatment for COVID-19, launched by WHO and partners. It is hoped that one or more of the treatments under trial will result in improving clinical outcomes in COVID-19 patients and save lives. Other trials are on-going around the world in addition to the Solidarity Trial.

What should I do if I want to take part in clinical trial?

  •  11/5/2020 05:48 AM

If you are patient or family member and you find a trial that is of interest we suggest that you print out the information and discuss it with your health care provider. They should be able to advise you on the appropriate course of action.

Which clinical trials should be registered?

  •  11/5/2020 01:34 AM

All clinical trials meeting the above definition should be registered. Thus, early and late trials, trials of marketed or non-marketed products, randomized or non-randomized trials -- all should be registered.

What is a clinical trial?

  •  11/5/2020 01:29 AM

For the purposes of registration, a clinical trial is any research study that prospectively assigns human participants or groups of humans to one or more health-related interventions to evaluate the effects on health outcomes.

Can a physician use an unapproved device in an emergency?

  •  11/4/2020 07:18 AM

In general, an unapproved medical device may be used only on human subjects when the device is under clinical investigation and when used by investigators participating in a clinical trial