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Indian government approves 50 clinical trials in one day

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f4455 (Published 15 July 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f4455
  1. Meera Kay
  1. 1Bangalore

India’s health ministry approved 50 new clinical trials on 2 July, after a six month lull.

The Drug Controller General of India, who heads the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization, usually grants approval for clinical trials. But in January this year the Supreme Court of India told the health secretary to monitor clinical trials of drugs on humans to …

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