Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research

Organisations supporting EQUATOR

Expressions of support for transparent and accurate health research reporting and for the EQUATOR NetworkWe 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)

ICMJE (The International Committee of Medical Journal Editors) (pdf)


American Academy of Pediatrics (Pediatrics Journal)
Associação Paulista de Medicina (São Paulo Medical Journal)
American College of Physicians (Annals of Internal Medicine)
Bentham Open (Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health)
BioMed Central
BMJ Journals
German Medical Association
Iranian Association of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (Middle East Journal of Digestive Diseases)
JAMA Network
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (Wolters Kluwer)
Ministerio de Sanidad, Consumo y Bienestar Social, España (Revista Española de Salud Publica)
Ministério da Saúde, Brasil (Epidemiologia e Serviços de Saúde)
Oxford University Press
Pakistan Medical Association
PanAmerican Health Organization (PAHO)
PLOS (PLOS One and PLOS Medicine)
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre (Annals of Saudi Medicine)
Radiological Society of North America (Radiology)
University of Zagreb Medical School
World Health Organization (WHO)


Craig P, Dieppe P, Macintyre S, Michie S, Nazareth I, Petticrew M. Developing and evaluating complex interventions: the new Medical Research Council guidance. BMJ 2008;337:a1655.

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
PanAmerican Health Organization
Publication Plan
WAME World Association of Medical Editors