Worldwide, there are varying Codes of Practice/Conduct for the pharmaceutical industry that ensure the industry self-regulates to promote the appropriate use of medicines by operating in a professional, ethical and transparent manner and ensuring high standards.The aim of this book is to aid the understanding of the many pharmaceutical Codes of Practice/Conduct throughout the world. It contains an overview of the guidelines for the promotion of pharmaceutical products in all geographical areas.Each section includes a "general overview" providing a discussion on that particular Code of Practice and differences/similarities with other countries.
Table of Contents
Introduction; 1. Code of practice principles; 2. Gifts; 3. Meetings and conferences; 4. Printed materials; 5. Audio visual and other media; 6. Internet; 7. Public relations; 8. General public; 9. Representatives; 10. Research.