Ethical fears over Pfizer deal with pharmacists

 In Australia, NewZealand, Pharmacy

A COALITION of 60 health groups has described a deal for pharmacists to promote Pfizer brand drugs as ”highly questionable”, saying it could result in patients paying more for medication.


The chief executive of the Consumer Health Forum, Carol Bennett, said the deal – under which Pfizer pays pharmacies $7 for every patient they sign up to ”support programs” for nine of its drugs – was another example of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia seeking to maximise profits at the expense of consumers. Sydney Morning Herald – Read more…
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