B – Iranian registry of clinical trials

Solaymani-Dodaran M, Vasei M, Ghanei M. Iranian Registry of Clinical Trials: a four-year steady progress. Archives of Iranian Medicine 2013;16(11):671-674

The Iranian Registry of Clinical Trials (IRCT) begun its activities as a member of WHO registry network in December 2008. It has made an outstanding progress within four years from its establishment both in terms of quantity and timeliness. Registration movement has succeeded in getting the message across to the research community and clinical trial registration has now become an integral part of research sphere in Iran.