The ABPI code details the relationships with patient organizations in Article 27 and the additional information related to them, including a checklist covering the minimum requirements for the written agreement required when a patient organization cooperates with a pharmaceutical company. The agreement must be certified in accordance with point 14.3. ✔ statement that all parties are fully aware that sponsorship must be clearly recognized and recognizable from the outset, it is any financial or in-kind contribution that is provided by a commercial interest to support the costs – in whole or in part – of a CME activity. A “commercial interest” is one of the establishments (for example. B pharmaceutical companies, medical device manufacturers) that manufacture, market, resell or market health products or services that are consumed or used by patients. For more information, see ACCME standards for business support. ✔ behalf of the organizations concerned (pharmaceutical companies, patient associations and third parties who are called for help) companies should keep in mind that business structures can be complicated for people outside the commercial world. Patient association representatives may have very limited time or resources for administration, so it is really helpful that the company can provide a consistent one-stop shop and take the time to lead the way. For any business that provides commercial support, either a commercial support contract letter for direct sponsorship or a letter of commercial support agreement to common suppliers must be executed and sent to the CME Office prior to the activity. ✔ type of activity (for example. B, unlimited granting, meeting or publication, etc.) ✔ respective tasks of the company and the organization of patients ✔ description of substantial support, indirect or non-financial (for example.B. The donation of the public relations agency or free training).
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