(a) Data system
(1) The Director of NIH, in consultation with the Director of the
Office and the Director of the National Library of Medicine, shall
establish a data system for the collection, storage, analysis,
retrieval, and dissemination of information regarding research on
women's health that is conducted or supported by the national
research institutes. Information from the data system shall be
available through information systems available to health care
professionals and providers, researchers, and members of the
(2) The data system established under paragraph (1) shall include
a registry of clinical trials of experimental treatments that have
been developed for research on women's health. Such registry shall
include information on subject eligibility criteria, sex, age,
ethnicity or race, and the location of the trial site or sites.
Principal investigators of such clinical trials shall provide this
information to the registry within 30 days after it is available.
Once a trial has been completed, the principal investigator shall
provide the registry with information pertaining to the results,
including potential toxicities or adverse effects associated with
the experimental treatment or treatments evaluated.
The Director of NIH, in consultation with the Director of the
Office and with the National Library of Medicine, shall establish,
maintain, and operate a program to provide information on research
and prevention activities of the national research institutes that
relate to research on women's health.