Govt to tweak solatium clause in clinical trials

Govt to do away with upfront payment of 60% compensation by companies

Move to do away with 60% compensation upfront was made in the wake of opposition from WHO and ICMR

Teena Thacker NEW DELHI

The government has decided to remove a clause in the draft clinical trials rules that mandate the sponsor (the entity initiating the trial) to pay 60% of compensation upfront in case of death or permanent disability of the patient, in a major relief...

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