Spanish campaign endorsing independent medical education and training gains momentum

Villanueva, Tiago
February 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/8/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 2, pE93
Academic Journal
The article reports on the No Gracias campaign formed by Spanish doctors and medical students to cut financing of pharmaceutical, food and technology industries in medical education and research. According to physician Juan Gérvas, doctors and medical students are tired of the influence of the industries in medical education and medicalization of society as the campaign promotes independency. Promoter June Udaondo says that independency is one way to build quality research and education.


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