This report was based on a global survey of researchers experiences we ran in 2020.
Final draft of the Guidance published for open consultation.
Translation of draft guidance into Arabic, simplified Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, French.
May - June
Development of the second draft of the Guidance.
Incorporated feedback from workshops and stakeholder consultation.
Further consultation with multidisciplinary stakeholders and series of participant/public focused workshops.
January - March
Development of the first draft of the Guidance.
Quicksand, a design-thinking and innovation practice based in India, began consultations with RCT teams and participants in India, South Africa, Nigeria, Thailand, Brazil, Sierra Leone and Kenya to gather insights from diverse RCT types and settings, which contributed to the drafting process.
September - December
Consulted our Steering Group and over 80 experts through a series of workshops focusing on the writing process and content of the Guidance
June - July
Ran a global survey to hear from researchers whose trials had been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic to capture the innovative practices that have enabled some trials to continue and the challenges that have affected others
The Collaborative was launched to produce reliable and proportionate Guidance for RCTs in all health interventions