The pharmaceutical industry’s role in drug evaluation is ‘distorting’ the evidence, The BMJ editor-in-chief Dr Fiona Godlee has told a new podcast launched by Cochrane Australia. The industry “doesn’t have a legitimate role” in evaluating drugs, beyond the initial development stages, The BMJ chief told The Recommended Dose, which is hosted by health researcher and journalist Ray Moynihan. “We ...
Pharma has no legitimate role in evaluating medicines, says BMJ chief
By Tessa Hoffman
19 Oct 2017