Confessions of a Quackbuster

This blog deals with healthcare consumer protection, and is therefore about quackery, healthfraud, chiropractic, and other forms of so-Called "Alternative" Medicine (sCAM).

Sunday, July 10, 2005

Submission to Medicines Australia Review of the Code of Conduct

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Submission to Medicines Australia Review of the Code of Conduct
By: Peter R Mansfield, Joel Lexchin, an anonymous source from the pharmaceutical industry, Melissa Raven, Jon Jureidini, Ralph Faggotter and Rosie Burn.
Healthy Skepticism International News 2005 May; 23: 5

Abstract:
Medicines Australia (MA) is the Australian association for drug companies. MA are reviewing their self-regulatory Code of Conduct and invited many other groups to make submissions. They did not invite Healthy Skepticism to make a submission but when contacted did agree to accept one from us. Our submission has been improved by contributions from an anonymous source from the industry.


(read the entire submission)



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