International Clinical Trials Registry Platform (ICTRP)

Japan Primary Registries Network

Registry Profile

Websites

Governance

  • Funding Agency:
    Network's single Search Portal: Japan Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
    UMIN: The University of Tokyo (National University Hospital Corporation)
    JapicCTI: Japan Pharmaceutical Information Center
    JMACCT: Japan Medical Association

  • Managing Agency:
    Network's single Search Portal: National Institute of Public Health
    UMIN: UMIN Center, The University of Tokyo Hospital
    JapicCTI: Japan Pharmaceutical Information Center
    JMACCT: Japan Medical Association Center for Clinical Trials

  • Description:
    UMIN, JapicCTI and JMACCT are all members of the Japan Primary Registries Network steering committee, along with NIPH and the Japan Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare. The steering committee works for sharing information and promoting collaboration and coordination among networking parties.

Registry Criteria

  • Does the Registry accept prospective registration of interventional clinical trials submitted by Responsible Registrants?
    Yes

  • Does the Registry have documented Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)?
    Yes

    • Are mechanisms in place to ensure compliance with these SOPs? (eg staff training)
      Yes

    • Description of the compliance mechanisms:
      Staff training.

  • Does the Registry agree to participate in the development of Guidelines for Clinical Trial Registries?
    Yes

  • Can the Registry collect and publicly display the WHO Trial Registration Data Set (TRDS)?
    Yes, Click here to view the details.

    • Languages in which the registered information is displayed:
      Each of the three registries displays information in English and Japanese. The Network's single search portal hosted by NIPH only displays records in Japanese.

    • What quality control measures does your Registry have in place to make sure that all 20 items in the WHO TRDS are as complete and accurate as possible?
      Each registry carries out automated checks at the time of data entry. Registered information is checked by registry staff and registrants are contacted if additional information or clarifications are needed. NIPH, which aggregates the Network's records in Japanese, also conducts visual data checks.

  • Does the Registry flag trials that do not provide the complete WHO Trial Registration Data Set at the time of initial registration?
    No

  • Does the Registry agree to submit the WHO Trial Registration Data Set, in English, to the Central Repository?
    Yes

  • Does the Registry agree to keep registered information up-to-date?
    Yes

  • Does the Registry agree to maintain a publicly accessible audit trail so changes made to the WHO Trial Registration Data Set can be tracked?
    Yes

  • Does the Registry agree to never to remove a trial once it has been registered?
    Yes

  • Does the Registry publicly disclose ownership, governance structure and not/for-profit status?
    Yes

  • Does the Registry agree to inform the WHO ICTRP Secretariat of changes that may be relevant to its status as a Collaborating Registry in the Registry Network?
    Yes

  • Is the Registry searchable over the Internet at no charge?
    Yes

  • Is the Registry open to all prospective registrants?
    Yes

  • From which countries will the Registry accept trials for registration?
    All countries
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