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April 7, 2014
‘Opt-out’ now an option for clinical research

The recent change to chapter 2.3 of the Australian National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research (2007) allows Human Research Ethics Committees (HRECs) to approve the use of ‘opt-out’ approaches to consent for low risk clinical research.

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April 7, 2014
ACTA officially launched

The Australian Clinical Trials Alliance (ACTA) was officially launched by Professor Chris Brook PSM on 28 March 2014 at the National Summit of Clinical Trials Networks in Melbourne.

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April 7, 2014
International Clinical Trials Day

International Clinical Trials Day is held on 20 May each year to commemorate the day that James Lind began his trials into the causes of scurvy.

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April 7, 2014
Watch presentations from the ACTA Summit 2014

More than 160 of Australia's leading clinical trialists, research professionals, health policymakers and consumer representatives participated in the ACTA Summit last month.

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