The Clinical Research Initiative for Global Health (CRIGH) was officially launched on January 1st, 2017.
CRIGH aims to serve as a support structure for international collaboration on clinical research for the benefit of patients, healthcare professionals, and health systems. The initiative will seek to optimise clinical research programmes in participating countries, to develop global standards on clinical research, and to promote the take-up of innovative methodology and technologies.
To date, 14 organizations have joined as Members; the WHO and OECD are Observers. ECRIN shares the secretariat with the National Institutes of Health (NIH).