Medical Writing Authors and Authorship Project management in medical publication writing: A less explored avenue in pharmaceutical companies and clinical research organisations
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Volume 25, Issue 1 - Authors and Authorship

Project management in medical publication writing: A less explored avenue in pharmaceutical companies and clinical research organisations

Abstract

Drug development forms the core of the pharmaceutical industry. Medical writing is a key function in pharmaceutical companies and clinical research organisations that works on scientific publications and regulatory dossiers. Regulatory writing steers the drafting and submission of regulatory dossiers and safety reports to health authorities; medical publication writing on the other hand deals with scientific publications such as manuscripts, abstracts, presentations, and posters. Project management is essential for the expedited execution and seamless delivery of publication writing projects with a quick turnaround time. End-to-end project management of publication writing projects on the lines of five-stage process of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) is discussed in this article.

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