British drug companies to reveal payments to doctors

Kondro, Wayne
December 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/14/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 18, pE831
Academic Journal
The article reports that amendments to the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry's code of practice was approved. It states that the amendments will require pharmaceutical companies to disclose publicly the amount of money they pay to health care professionals and doctors. Moreover, it also forbids companies from giving branded promotion items to physicians starting January 1, 2011.


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