TITLE

National Bioethics Committee Guidelines For Healthcare Professionals interaction with Pharma trade and industry

AUTHOR(S)
Jawaid, Shaukat Ali; Jafary, Maqbool H.; Khan, Farid; Hashmi, Sohail Karim
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences;Jul2010, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p503
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the guidelines on how medical professionals could interact with those in the pharmaceutical trade and industry in Pakistan. It mentions that the guidelines would monitor the interaction between physicians and those in the pharmaceutical industry. It states that medical professionals should maintain professional independence in the interest of the patients, while avoiding self interest in prescribing. Furthermore, the government had introduced legislation with penalties to control those unethical practices.
ACCESSION #
54425055

 

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