SAMED Call for action against direct sponsorship


Recently, there have been reports of some Health Care Professionals (HCPs) accepting and, in some instances, soliciting direct sponsorships from medical technology suppliers, to attend local and international third party arranged educational congresses. In 2017, the South African Medical Technology Industry Association (SAMED) implemented a prohibition on direct sponsorship of HCPs to third party arranged educational congresses by SAMED members as part of the Medical Device Code of Ethical Marketing & Business Practice (the Code). 

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