|Promotional, scientific or professional meetings include – but are not limited to – congresses, conferences, symposia, advisory board meetings, training meetings, investigator meetings for clinical trials and non-interventional studies, etc. Through these events, pharmaceutical companies contribute to continuous medical education of healthcare professionals and scientific information exchange between the attendees and between these and industry representatives.
Any practice that might create confusion about the real scientific and educational purpose of these events should not be tolerated.
Article 10 sets the ethical standards that EFPIA’s members will apply when the deciding upon sponsorship, participation or contribution to events.
EFPIA HCP Code – Article 10