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Japan Survey Says Nearly All University Doctors Get Drug Maker Funds

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

A survey disclosed that about 90 percent of physicians at university medical departments received pharmaceutical firm donations while working on government medical-care guidelines. The Daily Yomiuri asked 50 national and public universities to disclose donations to their doctors from 2000 to 2006, when panels were devising guidelines for 40 major medical disorders. The 48 schools that disclosed information reported their physicians received a total of $264 million in fiscal year 2006, a 15 percent increase over fiscal 2002. The findings led to calls for greater transparency in such donations. (Click here for more



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