The Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS) addresses new challenges of protecting humans participating in health-related research. On 6 December 2016 the text of the new CIOMS International Ethical Guidelines for Health-related Research involving Humans was web posted. We are also happy to note that the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA) published an article on 6 December 2016 describing these important for protecting humans participating in health-research guidelines. The final text was approved by the CIOMS Executive Committee during the XXII General Assembly of CIOMS on 29 November 2016.
The publication in PDF format is available for free download below.
Printed copies will be available for purchase from 1 February 2017.
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CIOMS International Ethical Guidelines revision process
CIOMS is pleased to announce the release of four new publications from our Working Groups
1. Evidence Synthesis and Meta-Analysis for Drug Safety, Report of CIOMS Working Group X Read more
2. Development and Rational Use of Standardised MedDRA Queries (SMQs): Retrieving Adverse Drug Reactions with MedDRA – Second Edition Read more
3. International ethical guidelines for health-related research involving humans. Read more
4. CIOMS Guide to Active Vaccine Safety Surveillance Read more
Here is the June 2016 newsletter
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CIOMS is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Lembit Rägo as its new Secretary-General. Lembit Rägo, MD, PhD, was Professor of Clinical Pharmacology (Tartu University) and founder and first Director General of the Estonian Drug Regulatory Authority, State Agency of Medicines. He has two PhD degrees in medicine (one from Tartu University, Estonia, and another from Kuopio University, Finland).
Read more: CIOMS Appointment Announcement
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1st Working Group on DILI Meeting, Geneva, Switzerland, 27-28 April 2017
11th Working Group on MedDRA IWG Meeting, Geneva, Switzerland, 22-23 March 2017
CIOMS 84th Executive Committee Meeting, Geneva, Switzerland, 28 November 2017
83rd CIOMS Executive Committee/General Assembly Meeting, Geneva, Switzerland, 29 November 2016
10th Working Group on MedDRA IWG Meeting, Geneva, Switzerland, 6-7 September 2016
10th Working Group Meeting on Revision of CIOMS International Ethical Guidelines, Utrecht, Netherlands, 1-3 June 2016
8th CIOMS Working Group Meeting on Vaccine Safety, Accra, Ghana, 22-23 March 2016
9th Working Group on MedDRA IWG Meeting, Geneva, Switzerland, 15-16 March 2016
82nd CIOMS Executive Committee Meeting, Geneva, Switzerland, 8 December 2015
ISoP meeting, Prague, Czech Republic, 27-30 October 2015
8th Working Group on MedDRA IWG Meeting, Geneva, Switzerland, 24-25 September 2015
7th CIOMS Working Group meeting on Vaccine Safety, near Philadelphia, PA, USA, 21-22 September 2015
8th Working Group X on Meta-analysis, New Brunswick, NJ, USA, 1-2 July 2015
9th Working Group on Revision of CIOMS International Ethical Guidelines, Paris, France, 14-16 June 2015
th Working Group on MedDRA IWG, Chavannes-de-Bogis, Switzerland, 19-20 May 2015
8th Working Group on Revision of CIOMS International Ethical Guidelines, Vilnius, Lithuania, 22-24 March 2015
6th Vaccine Safety Working Group, Lyon, France, 18-19 March 2015
ISoP Meeting, Mysore, India, 12-14 January 2015
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