The OHRP International Program works to ensure that human subjects outside of the United States who participate in research projects conducted or funded by HHS receive an equal level of protection as research participants inside the United States.

International Compilation of Human Research Standards

See a current listing of research laws, regulations, and guidelines from over 100 countries.

Social-Behavioral Research Standards

Review information on social-behavioral research standards around the world.

Compilation of European GDPR Guidances

Review country-level GDPR guidances from across Europe.

Spanish Translation: Pre-2018 Common Rule

See Spanish translation of 45 CFR 46.

Clinical Trial Registries

Find a listing of 24 clinical trial registries from around the world.

Ethical Codes & Research Standards

Access links to ethical codes and research standards listed on the FWA application for non-U.S. institutions.

Equivalent Protections

Review Notices and Reports about Equivalent Protections [Section 46.101(h)].

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