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R&D biopharmaceutical industry embraces NEW Code of Practice to boost business integrity worldwide

Jan 10, 2019 - Business Wire

The new  Code of Practice  of the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations (IFPMA) came into effect on 1 January 2019. The 2019 Code is marked by two important changes. First, it bans gifts and promotional aids (so-called "goodies") for prescription medicines, wherever IFPMA member companies operate. Second, it introduces a shift from a rules-based approach to a values-based Code, which seeks to help better guide business behaviors and interactions between IFPM...