Intelligence Unit Special Reports Special Events Subscribe Sponsored Departments Follow Us

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn RSS

Scrutiny of drug-industry gifts to docs goes global

Wall Street Journal Health Blog, January 5, 2010
The Medical Council of India, the group that sets the standards for the nation's doctors, recently updated its ethics rules to bar doctors from accepting "any gift from any pharmaceutical or allied healthcare industry and their sales people or representatives." That includes payment for transportation or accommodation, the rules state.