Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research
In response to a long fought for policy change at the European Medicines Agency requiring publication of all relevant trial clinical study reports which came into force on 1 January 2015 and a new European Union Clinical Trials Regulation due to come into effect from May 2016, the BMJ has published a feature highlighting the key people involved in helping to bring about this important increase in transparency, including those who campaigned for change and those who listened and acted.
Of the people included in the list, Doug Altman is a co-founder of the EQUATOR Network and both Iain Chalmers and Kay Dickersin have in the past presented our EQUATOR Annual Lectures.
Read the BMJ feature at:
In a previous post detailing my time with the EQUATOR Network, I spoke about my work on the STrengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology (STROBE) statement. STROBE is one of the original “core” reporting guidelines which provides guidance...