The register will enable patients, family members, health professionals, industry members and members of the public access to information on South African based clinical research studies.
Sponsors / Principal Investigators are responsible for ensuring that a trial is registered. For multi-sponsor trials it is the lead sponsor who should take responsibility for registration. It is critical that investigators and sponsors work together to ensure that a trial is registered once.
Only registration of clinical trial to be conducted with human participants is acceptable. Clinical trials investigating pharmaceuticals (interventional or observational), devises, surgical procedures and those looking at psychosocial and health system interventions must be registed.