Welcome to Pharma Disclosure

This website has been developed as a joint initiative between the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) and VitalTransformation.com to highlight the industry’s new rules on disclosing financial relationships with doctors and healthcare organisations, follow progress in the implementation and to monitor compliance in the 33 countries involved in the initiative  …Read more

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  • Explain the Value of the Relationship, Not the Value of the Transaction

Explain the Value of the Relationship, Not the Value of the Transaction

  • July 16th, 2014

by Michel Ballieu

The move to financial transparency must not be allowed to damage the reputation of healthcare professionals and healthcare organisations. To avoid this, the pharma industry must make the public aware of the pivotal role that its relationship with clinicians has in developing new medicines. The communications campaign should be overseen jointly by the medical profession and the industry, says Michel Ballieu, CEO of the European CanCer Organisation
  • Consultation is Vital, and the Public Needs to Understand Why This is So

Consultation is Vital, and the Public Needs to Understand Why This is So

  • July 16th, 2014

by Donald Singer

The question of whether there is a need for the pharma industry to consult clinicians and pharmacologists is not at issue. What is critical is that everyone is open about this involvement, says Professor Donald Singer, Secretary of the European Association for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Nefarma Leads the Way on Transparency

Nefarma Leads the Way on Transparency

  • June 25th, 2014

by Michel A. Dutrée

As EFPIA’s members prepare to make public disclosure of payments to healthcare professionals, Michel Dutrée, Director General of Nefarma describes how the Dutch industry association has taken a lead in establishing a central register, and offers his insights on the process
  • It Will Happen, So it is Better to Get Ready Now

It Will Happen, So it is Better to Get Ready Now

  • June 25th, 2014

by Robert Schaefer

Healthcare professionals are in favour of transparency, but they have concerns about the practicalities. Not only will the onus to disclose fall to them, there is disquiet about the increasing number and variety of public disclosure platforms, the effect on doctor-patient relationships, and about the lack of public awareness and understanding of what payments are for, says Robert Schaefer