International Research Standards

DHHS Office of Human Research Protections (OHRP) International Standards
OHRP works to ensure that human subjects outside of the United States who participate in research projects conducted or funded by DHHS receive the same level of protections as research participants inside the United States. To that end, OHRP International Activities Program offers consultation services, disseminates pertinent reports, and provides research training.

Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS)
An international, non-governmental, non-profit organization established jointly by the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 1949 to facilitate and promote international activities in the field of biomedical sciences.