Codes & Guidelines

APEC Mexico City Principles for Voluntary Codes of Business Ethics in the Biopharmaceutical Sector

PhRMA December 11, 2011

Ethical interactions help ensure that medical decisions are made in the best interests of patients. For relationships with healthcare professionals and other stakeholders to meet this standard, companies in the biopharmaceutical sector (“Companies”) should be guided by six principles: Healthcare and Patient Focus, Integrity, Independence, Legitimate intent, Transparency, and Accountability.