Assessment of scientific events

As a member association of the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA), KEFEA is responsible for establishing adequate procedures for ensuring that EFPIA member companies (regardless of whether they are KEFEA members) comply with the requirements of the KEFEA Code of Conduct.  The Code of Conduct seeks to ensure that pharmaceutical companies conduct promotion and interactions with prescribers in a truthful manner, avoiding deceptive practices and potential conflicts of interest with healthcare professionals, and in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. To that end, KEFEA commits to providing pharmaceutical companies and healthcare organizations with guidance regarding scientific or professional meetings, congresses, conferences, symposia, and other similar events and the hospitality extended in connection with such events.

Below is a list of events that have been reviewed by KEFEA:

GREENApproval as in line with Code of Conduct provisions
LIGHT GREENApproval granted by way of exemption from Code of Conduct provisions
BLUEKEFEA’s assessment process is ongoing
ORANGEDecline as not in line with Code of Conduct provisions

 

List of events

DATE Congress
Specialty
Organizers
Venue
StatusComments
4-6 November 201637th UMEMPS CongressPediatricsUnion of Middle-Eastern and Mediterranean Pediatric SocietiesGrand Resort Hotel
Approval granted by way of exemption from Code of Conduct provisionsPrerequisite that hospitality will not be sponsored at 5* hotels for HCPs
25-27 March 20162nd International Congress of the CSDVDermatologyCyprus Society of Dermatology and VenereologyGrand Resort Hotel
Approval granted by way of exemption from Code of Conduct provisionsPrerequisite that hospitality will not be sponsored at 5* hotels for HCPs
23-24 April 2016Pantheo Eye Center ConferenceOpthamologyPantheo Eye CenterAmathus Hotel, LimassolDecline as not in line with Code of Conduct provisions
29 -31 October 2016MLAVS 2016 congressAngiology and Vascular SurgeryMedevents & PublishingAdams Beach HotelApproval granted by way of exemption from Code of Conduct provisionsPrerequisite that hospitality will not be sponsored at 5* hotels for HCPs
1-2 December 2017Annual Congress of the Cyprus Ophthalmology SocietyOphthalmologyCyprus Ophthalmology SocietyElysium HotelApproval granted by way of exemption from Code of Conduct provisionsPrerequisite that hospitality and registrations will not be sponsored at 5* hotels for HCPs

 

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