International Compilation of Human Research Standards 2018 Edition Released

12/5/2017

The 2018 edition of the International Compilation of Human Research Standards has been released and is now available on OHRP’s website at: http://www.hhs.gov/ohrp/international/compilation-human-research-standards/index.html. The Compilation features listings of over 1,000 laws, regulations, and guidelines on human subject protections in 130 countries, as well as standards issued by a number of international and regional organizations.  Most of the listings provide hyperlinks to the source document. These laws, regulations, and guidelines are classified into nine categories:

  1. General, i.e., applicable to most or all types of human subjects research
  2. Drugs and Devices
  3. Clinical Trial Registries
  4. Research Injury
  5. Social-Behavioral Research
  6. Privacy/Data Protection
  7. Human Biological Materials
  8. Genetic
  9. Embryos, Stem Cells, and Cloning

 

Disclaimer: Though this Compilation contains information of a legal nature, it has been developed for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice or opinions as to the current operative laws, regulations, or guidelines of any jurisdiction. In addition, because new laws, regulations, and guidelines are issued on a continuing basis, this Compilation is not an exhaustive source of all current applicable laws, regulations, and guidelines relating to international human subject research protections. While reasonable efforts have been made to assure the accuracy and completeness of the information provided, researchers and other individuals should check with local authorities and/or research ethics committees before starting research activities.