OPEN PHARMA is calling on the federal government to enact legislation requireing full disclosure of such payments to physicians. The information should be made available on a website with open access for the public.
Any advances for patient empowerment will require strong provincial leadership.
OPEN PHARMA is also calling on provincial governments to have all drug companies listed on their formularies publicly report any transfers of value made out to doctors.
OPEN PHARMA intends to partner with respective organization to ensure that all Canadian medical schools have policies for transparency regarding interactions with industry.