Are you the person responsible for registering the trial?
Only the trial's Primary Sponsor or their authorised representative should register the trial.
It is recommended that the trial sponsor register the trial. However, trial co-ordinators or principal investigators
may also register the trial. Please contact the person responsible for the trial's overall management to check if
you are authorised to register the trial before proceeding further.
For multi-site studies, trial data should be submitted only once. Do not submit trial data for each study location
Has the trial already been registered?
Your trial should only be registered once on the Pan African Clinical Trials Registry (PACTR).
Please check that the trial has not already been registered on the PACTR before proceeding further.
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For multi-site studies, trial data should be submitted only once. Do not submit trial data for each study location.
If you wish to proceed with trial registration please read the following:
Once your trial is registered on the PACT Registry, it is not possible to withdraw or remove your trial.
You are able to update your trial's information after registration. In most instances you will need to provide a
reason why you are making changes to you trial. The trial information including the history of changes made will be
made publicly available.
Please do not 'cut and paste' information from other applications that includes formatted text (e.g. bullet points)
when entering data on the PACT Registry.
Please do not use meaningless phrases or uninformative terminology to describe key information. For example, do not
write "investigational drug" in the 'Intervention' field. Please provide sufficient detail so that the
information will be meaningful to users of the PACT Registry.
After submitting a trial for registration, it will be checked by the PACT Registry staff. If more information is
required before your trial can be registered, we will send you an email. It is important that you reply promptly to
these queries so we can proceed with registering your trial as soon as possible.
If you do not respond to the query email within two weeks, the PACT Registry staff will re-send the email twice, at
two weekly intervals. They may also make a follow-up phone call after this time if there is still no response. If
you do not respond to any of these follow-up emails or calls, we will assume that you do not wish to proceed with
registering your study at this time and it will be withdrawn from the registration process. To re-instate your
submitted study information for registration at a later date, you will be required to send an email request to the
I hereby state that I am the trial's Primary Sponsor (or an authorised representative of the Sponsor), that the
trial has not been previously registered on the PACTR Clinical Trials Registry, and that I agree to the Terms and Conditions of the PACTR Clinical Trials Registry.