Medical Writing Good Pharma

Volume 22, Issue 4 - Good Pharma

December 2013


Good pharma

President's Message

Message from the President

Feature Articles

Transparency and the healthcare industry: The Sun is shining

Sunshine spreading across the Atlantic and over Europe

Bad karma

If a misinformed voice speaks out in the wilderness and no one refutes it, does it make a sound? A call to advocacy

The Big Pharma conspiracy theory

Editorial: Pharmaism

Legal remedies for medical ghostwriting: Imposing fraud liability on guest authors of ghostwritten articles

A decade of change: A new ISMPP has arrived

Selling evidence over the counter: Do community pharmacists engage with evidence-based medicine?

Good regulatory practice and the role(s) of a regulatory affairs professional

Profile: An interview with Dr Gustavo A. Silva on the concept of public health in medical writing and translation

AuthorAID: An international service and chance to serve

India as a hub for ethical and evidence-based medical communications

Providing value for medicines in older people

Regular Sections

In the Bookstores

Journal Watch

The Webscout

Regulatory Writing

Medical Communications

Manuscript Writing

Out On Our Own

Out On Our Own

The Light Stuff

The Light Stuff




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Medical Writing is a quarterly publication that aims to educate and inform medical writers in Europe and beyond. Each issue focuses on a specific theme, and all issues include feature articles and regular columns on topics relevant to the practice of medical writing. We welcome articles providing practical advice to medical writers; guidelines and reviews/summaries/updates of guidelines published elsewhere; original research; opinion pieces; interviews; and review articles.

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