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StaR Child Health is an international collaboration that seeks to enhance the quality, ethics, and relevance of clinical research in child health by promoting the use of evidence-based standards and guidance for the design, conduct and reporting of clinical trials with children

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Last updated: August 2019 by the EnRICH Network

August 23, 2019

Some of our talented StaR Child Health members will be at the 2019 Cochrane Colloquium in Santiago, Chile this October to present the long-awaited PRISMA-PC and PRISMA-C extensions to the PRISMA-P and PRISMA Statements tailored to the specific requirements of reporting...

August 8, 2019

We are pleased to announce that the 5th StaR Child Health Summit will be taking place right before the 2020 Cochrane Colloquium (Oct 4-7 in Toronto) on Friday October 2nd and Saturday October 3rd, 2020 at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto, Canada. It will be an exci...

January 4, 2019

The Maternal Infant Child and Youth Research Network (MICYRN) is a federal not-for-profit, charitable organization founded in 2006 to build capacity for high-quality applied health research.

The latest issue of their Clinical Trials Pub Blast, a list of the most recent...

Dr. Lauren E Kelly, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba; Clinical Trialist, George and Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation; Scientist, Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba and the Vaccine and Drug Ev...

July 16, 2018

As a modern practitioner, I live in the era of Evidence-based practice. Modern clinical decision making explicitly acknowledges the evidence that contributes to each patient management decision, the strength of that evidence, the benefits and risks of alternative manag...

Dr. Despina Contopoulos-Ioannidis
Clinical Associate Research Professor, Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases, Stanford University.

The pediatric use of drugs often depends on adult efficacy and safety data due to the limited availability of RCTs in children.  Evidence sugge...

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