IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON PHARMACEUTICAL ADVERTISING GENERAL INFORMATION
Access to the Exhibition Area, Satellite Symposia and Industry HUB sessions
These codes prohibit the advertising of prescription-only medicines to the general public, therefore only Healthcare Professionals may be exposed to advertising for prescription- only products in Madrid. The Association of the Pharmaceutical Industry in Spain (FARMAINDUSTRIA) defines “Healthcare Professionals” as: Healthcare Professionals: Any member of the medical, dental, pharmaceutical, nursing or podiatric profession, any other person legally considered as such, or any other person who, in exercising their profession, may perform or participate in the prescription, purchase, supply, dispensation or administration of medicinal products for human use. As a multidisciplinary audience will be attending the Madrid Congress, the EADV will assign different badges to Healthcare Professionals (HCPs) and Non-Healthcare During the registration process, you will be asked to indicate whether you are a “Healthcare Professional” or not. Depending on the status you have indicated on your registration form, you will receive either a “Healthcare Professional (HCP)” or “Non-Healthcare Professional (NON-HCPs)” badge on your arrival to the venue. Access to any industry sessions where data or research of prescription medicines is presented will be limited exclusively to Healthcare Professionals (HCPs) and Industry Participants only. Professionals (NON-HCPs) to ensure compliance with the above regulations.
Regulations Related to Industry Activities Article 86 in the EU directive 2001/83/EC lists the prohibition of advertising and promotion of prescription-only medicines to the general public. These legal provisions are included in the country codes of conduct and guidelines for the promotion of medicines and we therefore inform you that local and national Spanish laws, codes and regulations will be in full force and effect during the 28th EADV Congress in Madrid. Association of the Pharmaceutical Industry in Spain (FARMAINDUSTRIA) http://www.farmaindustria.es/web/ http://www.codigofarmaindustria.org/servlet/ sarfi/home.html European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) http://apps.who.int/medicinedocs/en/m/ abstract/Js22330en/ European Accreditation Council for CME (EACCME) https://www.uems.eu/areas-of-expertise/ cme-cpd/eaccme International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations (IFPMA) https://www.ifpma.org/resource-centre/ ifpma-code-of-practice/