Arrangements Development Committee (ADC) Initial meeting
The ADC meeting – held on November 1, 2011, in Rockville, MD – created a forum for regulators, biopharmas, academic researchers, and other stakeholders interested in research to explore various aspects of the harmonization of health research guidelines. This initial meeting was a part of a Project to improve the quality and the utility of research and therby to maintain and to improve the health of individuals and populations.
The ADC meeting was designed to:
Facilitate reaching agreement on organizational arrangements for a sustainable mechanism to harmonize health research guidelines; including its governance & funding.
Identify the boundaries of health research and priorities for guidelines harmonization.
Create resources that are needed to harmonize and to maintain worldwide guidelines for health research
Establish a database of relevant guidelines and metrics
Promote marketing and uptake of health research guidelines.
The ADC meeting used an interactive format designed to stimulate exploration of ideas and to create a framework to facilitate policy decision-making. At the meeting, participants received a copy of the ADC meeting workbook.
The day began with scene-setting presentations
Participants then broke into 5 workgroups. Each workgroup addressed a different discussion topic.
Participants reassembled to hear and to discuss workgroup results.
The workshop rapporteur’s assessment and organizer’s summation concluded the workshop agenda.
Sponsors of the ADC meeting include Digital Infuzion & Nuovo Biologics LLC
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Last updated on: December 19, 2011