04 Jul 2021: NZL is currently in the middle of our vaccine rollout. For more information, please see: https://www.health.govt.
24th Aug 2020 – HDEC have temporarily suspend the need for registration to be completed before trials begin in New Zealand. Please see HDEC post dated 24th Aug 2020
17th Aug 2020 – In response to the increase of the National COVID-19 Alert System to Level 3 in the Auckland region and Level 2 elsewhere, the HDEC has now reactivated the COVID-19 HDEC under the COVID-19 Emergency Response eSOP (Word, 194 KB). See HDEC website
Management of clinical trials in relation to COVID-19
To assist NZL researchers during the initial phases of the COVID-19 pandemic, NZACRes collated and published the article below. The feedback we have received has been positive and as the pandemic continues globally, we intend to continue making this available until further notice, noting that some events and activities occurred in the past.
12 March 2020, WHO Declared COVID-19 a Pandemic. The NZL government also announced that their pandemic plan has been activated.