Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research

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Organisations supporting EQUATOR

supporters quotesWe encourage you to email us to express your support for transparent and accurate health research reporting and for the EQUATOR Network.

Please join the organisations below who have done so:


Health Services Research and Policy Group, Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford – letter of support (pdf)

Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York – letter of support (pdf)

Pan American Health Organization – letter of support (pdf)

Cochrane Switzerland – letter of support (pdf)

The Global Health Network – Memorandum of Collaboration (pdf)

The Council of Science Editors – letter of support (pdf)
The Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) – letter of support (pdf)


Acupuncture in Medicine
AIDS Research and Therapy
Alzheimer’s Research & Therapy
Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials
Annals of Emergency Medicine
Annals of General Psychiatry
Annals of Internal Medicine
Annals of Saudi Medicine
Annals of Surgical Innovation and Research
Annals of Surgical Oncology
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases (ARD)
Archives of Disease in Childhood (ADC)
Archives of Internal Medicine
Arthritis Research & Therapy
Asia Pacific Family Medicine
Australia and New Zealand Health Policy
Automated Experimentation
Behavioral and Brain Functions
BioMedical Engineering OnLine
BioPsychoSocial Medicine
BMC Anesthesiology
BMC Cancer
BMC Cardiovascular Disorders
BMC Clinical Pathology
BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine
BMC Dermatology
BMC Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders
BMC Emergency Medicine
BMC Endocrine Disorders
BMC Family Practice
BMC Gastroenterology
BMC Geriatrics
BMC Health Services Research
BMC Hematology
BMC Infectious Diseases
BMC International Health and Human Rights
BMC Medical Education
BMC Medical Ethics
BMC Medical Genetics
BMC Medical Genomics
BMC Medical Imaging
BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making
BMC Medical Research Methodology
BMC Medicine
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
BMC Nephrology
BMC Neurology
BMC Nursing
BMC Ophthalmology
BMC Oral Health
BMC Palliative Care
BMC Pediatrics
BMC Pharmacology and Toxicology
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
BMC Psychiatry
BMC Public Health
BMC Pulmonary Medicine
BMC Surgery
BMC Urology
BMC Women’s Health
BMJ Case Report
BMJ Open
Breast Cancer Research
British Journal of Ophthalmology (BJO)
British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM)
Cardiovascular Diabetology
Cardiovascular Ultrasound
Cell Division
Cerebrospinal Fluid Research
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health (CAPMH)
Chinese Medicine
Chiropractic & Osteopathy
Clinical and Molecular Allergy
Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health (CPEMH)
Conflict and Health
Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation
Critical Care
Croatian Medical Journal
Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology
Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome
Diagnostic Pathology
Emergency Medicine Journal (EMJ)
Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal (EMHJ)
Environmental Health
Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM)
Evidence-Based Mental Health (EBMH)
Evidence-Based Nursing (EBN)
Genome Medicine
Globalization and Health
Gut Pathogens
Harm Reduction Journal
Head & Face Medicine
Health and Quality of Life Outcomes
Health Research Policy and Systems
Heart Asia
Hereditary Cancer in Clinical Practice
Human Resources for Health
Implementation Science
Infectious Agents and Cancer
Injury Prevention (IP)
International Breastfeeding Journal
International Journal for Equity in Health
International Journal of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity (IJBNPA)
International Journal of Health Geographics
International Journal of Mental Health Systems
Italian Journal of Pediatrics
Journal of Angiogenesis Research
Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Journal of Clinical Pathology (JCP)
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health (JECH)
Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine
Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research
Journal of Foot and Ankle Research
Journal of Hematology & Oncology
Journal of Inflammation
Journal of Medical Ethics (JME)
Journal of Medical Genetics (JMG)
Journal of Minimum Intervention in Dentistry
Journal of Molecular Signaling
Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation
Journal of Neuroinflammation
Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery (JNIS)
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry (JNNP)
Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology (JOMT)
Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research
Journal of Ovarian Research
Journal of the International AIDS Society
Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition (JISSN)
Journal of Translational Medicine
Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes
Lipids in Health and Disease
Medical Humanities (MH)
Molecular Cancer
Nutrition & Metabolism
Nutrition Journal
Occupational and Environmental Medicine (OEM)
Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases
Pan American Journal of Public Health
Particle and Fibre Toxicology
Patient Safety in Surgery
Pediatric Rheumatology
Population Health Metrics
Postgraduate Medical Journal (PMJ)
Practical Neurology (PN)
Quality & Safety in Health Care (QSHC)
Radiation Oncology
Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology
Reproductive Health
Respiratory Research
São Paulo Medical Journal
Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and  Emergency Medicine  (SJTREM)
Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI)
Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation,Therapy and Technology (SMARTT)
Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention and Policy (SATPP)
The Lancet
The Lancet Infectious Diseases
The Lancet Neurology
The Lancet Oncology
Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling
Thrombosis Journal
Thyroid Research
Tobacco Control (TC)
Tobacco Induced Diseases
Virology Journal
World Journal of Emergency Surgery
World Journal of Surgical Oncology



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Good practice in research. General Medical Council, UK. 2010 [Full text]


ALPSP Association
Campbell Collaboration
Cochrane Collaboration
EASE European Association of Science Writers
GIN Guidelines International Network
International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE)
MIBBI Minimum Information for Biological and Biomedical Investigations
Mulford Library: Instructions to Authors
National Institute of Health Research
NHS R&D Info – Research Flowchart
Pan American Health Organization
Publication Plan
WAME World Association of Medical Editors