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AllTrials: Make Clinical Trials Count video for International Clinical Trials Day (2)

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The 58th World Health Assembly (2005) adopted a resolution that called on the global scientific community, international partners, the private sector, civil society, and other relevant stakeholders to: "establish a voluntary platform to link clinical trials registers in order to ensure a single point of access and the unambiguous identification of trials with a view to enhancing access to information by patients, families, patient groups and others". WHO established that platform and has been operational as a network of national clinical trials registries (International Clinical Trials Registry Platform
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Wednesday, May 21, 2014
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Najeeb Al-Shorbaji
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UN Agency
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HIFA profile: Najeeb Al-Shorbaji has been working for World Health Organization (WHO) since 1988 in different capacities. He is currently Director of the Knowledge, Ethics and Research Department at WHO headquarters, Geneva. Previously he was Coordinator for Knowledge Management and Sharing in EMRO (Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office), Egypt. He is a member of a number of national and international professional societies and associations specialised in information management and health informatics. He has authored over 70 research papers and articles presented in various conferences and published in professional journals. shorbajin AT
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