Código de Buenas Prácticas
The Code of Practice
What it is
The Code of Practice for the Pharmaceutical Industry is the basis of the self-regulation system of the pharmaceutical industry in Spain.
The Code is the set of provisions adopted to guarantee that the promotion of medicines for human use and the interaction with healthcare professionals, healthcare organisations and patient organisations are carried out respecting the strictest ethical principles of professionalism and responsibility.
The Code is of application to the companies member of Farmaindustria (members) and to those who, voluntarily, have wanted to be subject to its provisions (affiliates).
The following are among its objectives:
- To protect and improve public health.
- To guarantee that the information provided within the scope of the promotion of medicines is complete, accurate and objective.
- To benefit the interests of the Healthcare Administration and of the pharmaceutical industry itself through a rational use of medicines.
- To promote trust in the pharmaceutical industry.