COMSTECH Webinar on “Randomized Clinical Trials – Ethical Aspects”
Prof. Dr. Khalid Saeed Khan
Distinguished Investigator, University of Granada, Spain
Former Editor-in-Chief of British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Founder of Core Outcomes in Women’s and Newborn Health (CROWN)
Date and Time: December 7, 2021 from 15:00-16:30 (Pakistan Standard Time)
Spanish time: 11:00-12:30.
In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, there is public skepticism about the trustworthiness of clinical trials. The topic has attracted attention as allegations of data fabrication have shaken public confidence. Clinical trials can only be justified ethically when on the completion of research their findings have the possibility of producing generalizable knowledge. To ensure this, proper clinical trials involve oversight and participation by medical schools, teaching hospitals, and regulatory bodies. In this, ethics committees and regimes for monitoring and inspection have a key role to play in preserving the integrity of academic biomedical research for the benefit of society and patients. From prospective registration to publication, at every step, there is a need for transparency and honesty to respond to the crisis of confidence. Inconsistency in clinical trial standards can undermine research ethics, limit data integrity, and ultimately harm society. There is a need for institutions and individuals to commit to ethically and scientifically sound clinical trials by harmonizing the standards of the design, analysis, and reporting, and taking responsibility for their implementation.
The webinar is open to students, researchers, young scientists, health managers, policy makers, and academicians from the OIC member states, and other countries.
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