Amendments to the Singapore Association of Pharmaceutical Industries Code of Conduct
The Singapore Association of Pharmaceutical Industries Code of Conduct (the "SAPI Code") has been amended to provide clearer guidelines to pharmaceutical companies on the provision/offer of "Cash & Personal Gifts", and "Gifts" to healthcare professionals ("HCP").
SAPI is an organisation that represents the interests of 42 pharmaceutical companies ("Member Companies"), and the SAPI Code provides guidance for these Member Companies in efforts to promote a high standard of ethical conduct.
The amended guidelines regarding the provision/offer of "Cash & Personal Gifts", and "Gifts" (covered in Articles 7.5.1 and 7.5.2 respectively) were developed by SAPI's Ethics & Business Integrity Committee, accepted at the extraordinary general meeting held on 7 January 2019, and came into effect on 1 February 2019.
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