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Coronavirus | ICMR plans to set up registry of hospitalised patients


The proposal has been sent for approval to the Central Ethics Committee on Human Research (CECHR) of the ICMR. | Photo Credit: REUTERS

A registry of hospitalised COVID-19 patients across the country is being mooted to collect real time data which will help improve treatment outcomes, analyse trends in the progression of the pandemic and calibrate response, officials said.

The ICMR in collaboration with the Health Ministry and the AIIMS is planning to set up the National Clinical Registry which will help researchers and policy makers understand effectiveness of investigational therapies, adverse effects taking place and generate evidence for improving the ...


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