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Murky waters: the pharmaceutical industry and psychiatrists in developing countries

  • Murad Moosa Khan (a1)
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A multinational pharmaceutical company recently launched a drug for dementia in Pakistan and flew about 70 Pakistani doctors to Bangkok, Thailand for a 3-night all-expenses-paid trip (Khan, 2004). Pakistani doctors were part of a larger group that also included doctors from other countries. A conservative estimate of costs for the Pakistani doctors alone is about 7 million Pakistani rupees (Rs) (£70 000, US$120 000).

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