Multi-Stakeholder Ethical Collaborations

Global / Regional

  • 2014: Global Consensus Framework for Ethical Collaboration /  Q&A Guide  /  Endorsement Guidelines

  • Stakeholders in Collaboration
    International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations International Alliance of Patients' Organizations
    International Council of Nurses International Alliance of Patients' Organizations
    World Medical Association International Hospital Federation
    International Pharmaceutical Federation International Generic and Biosimilar Medicines Association

  • 2018: APEC Guide to Facilitate Multi-Stakeholder Ethical Collaborations in the Medical Device and Biopharmaceutical Sectors


  • 2018: Australian Consensus Framework for Ethical Collaboration in the Healthcare Sector

  • Stakeholders in Collaboration
    Arthroplasty Society of Australia Audiology Australia
    Australasian College of Dermatologists Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery
    Australasian College of Phlebology Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians
    Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists
    Australian and New Zealand College of Paramedicine Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine
    Australian and New Zealand Society for Vascular Surgery Australian Dental Association
    Australian Healthcare and Hospital Association Australian Knee Society
    Australian Orthopaedic Association Australian Orthopaedic Association Medico Legal Society
    Australian Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Australian Orthopaedic Trauma Society
    Australian Paediatric Orthopaedic Society Australian Sarcoma Group
    Australasian Sarcoma Study Group Australia Self Medication Industry
    Australian Sleep Association Australian Society of Anaesthetists
    Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy Australian Society of Ophthalmologists
    Australian Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons
    Australian Traditional Medicine Society Complementary Medicines Australia
    Consumers Health Forum of Australia Day Hospitals Australia
    Gastroenterological Society of Australia Medical Technology Association of Australia
    Medicines Australia National Rural Health Alliance
    Neurological Society of Australia NPS Medicinewise
    Praxis Australia Private Healthcare Australia
    Royal Australasian College of Physicians Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
    Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists
    Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia
    Shoulder and Elbow Society of Australia Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia
    Spine Society of Australia Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand
    Universities of Australia Australian College of Nursing

  • 2005 (Updated 2008): Working Together Guide to Relationships Between Health Consumer Organizations and Pharmaceutical Companies

  • Stakeholders in Collaboration
    Consumers Health Forum of Australia (CHF) Medicines Australia
    Watch Here: Overview Video of the Working Together Guide  




  • 2018: China Consensus Framework

  • Stakeholders in Collaboration
    R&D-based Pharmaceutical Association Committee of China Association of Enterprises with Foreign Investment China Chamber of Commerce for Import & Export of Medicines & Health Products
    China Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine China Pharmaceutical Innovation and Research Development Association
    China Association of Pharmaceutical Commerce China Nonprescription Medicines Association
    Chinese Hospital Associatione China Pharmaceutical Enterprises Development Association
    China Association for Medical Devices Industry China Medicinal Biotech Association
    China National Pharmaceutical Packing Association China Pharmaceutical Association of Plant Engineering
    China Biochemical Pharmaceutical Industry Association Chinese Non-government Medical Institutions Association
    PSM Foundation Beijing Pharmaceutical Profession Association
    Shanghai Pharmaceutical Association Hebei Pharmaceutical Profession Association
    Shandong Pharmaceutical Profession Association Liaoning Pharmaceutical Profession Association
    Fujian Pharmaceutical Profession Association Zhejian Pharmaceutical Industry Association

  • 2016: Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation for Promotion and Development of a National Medical Representatives Occupation Management System

  • Stakeholders in Collaboration
    China Consensus Framework (Released July 2018) China Pharmaceutical Industry Association (CPIA)
    China Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine (CATCM) China Pharmaceutical Enterprises Development Promotion Association
    China Association of Enterprises with Foreign Investment R&D Based Pharmaceutical Association Committee (RDPAC)  


  • 2018: Japanese Consensus Framework for Ethical Collaboration

  • Stakeholders in Collaboration
    Japan Patients Association Japan Federation of Cancer Patient Groups
    Japanese Nursing Association The Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers' Associations of Japan
    The Japan Federation of Medical Devices Associations Japan Pharmaceutical Association
    Japan Medical Association Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare


  • 2007: Agreement for Transparency in the Relationship between Physicians and Health Care Institutions with the Pharmaceutical Industry

  • Stakeholders in Collaboration
    Academia Nacional de Medicina de Mexico Camara Nacional de la Industria Farmaceutica
    Comision Nacional de Bioetica Consejo de Etica y Transparencia de la Industria Farmaceutica
    Academia Mexicana de Cirugia Academia Mexicana de Pediatria
    Colegio Medico de Mexico Asociacion Nacional de Hospitales Privados
    Facultad de Medicina - Universidad Autonoma de Mexico Escuela Superior de Medicina - Instituto Politecnico Nacional
    Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social Instituto de Seguridad y Servicios Sociales de los Trabajadores del Estado
    Secretaria de Salud  


  • 2016: Peruvian Consensus Framework for Multi-Stakeholder Ethical Collaboration in the Medical Device and Biopharmaceutical Sectors

  • Stakeholders in Collaboration
    DIGEMID, Ministry of Health/td> SUSALUD, Ministry of Health
    CENARES, Ministry of Health CAN Anticorrupcion, PCM
    MeTA Peru COMEXPeru
    Lima Chamber of Commerce COMSALUDs
    College of Physicians of Peru College of Pharmacists of Peru
    PROSA Esperantra
    Pro Vida Red Peruana de Pacientes and Usar

The Philippines

  • 2018: Philippines Framework for Ethical Collaboration
  • 2015: Department of Health Administrative Order No. 2015-0053 - Implementing Guidelines on the Promotion and Marketing of Prescription Pharmaceutical Products and Medical Devices
  • 2014: Department of Health Circular No. 2014-0389 - Creation of a Committee for the Adoption of the Mexico City and Kuala Lumpur Principles
  • 2014: Philippines Food and Drug Administration Circular No. 2014-007 - Adoption of the Kuala Lumpur Principles Device Sector Codes of Ethics
  • 2013: Philippines Food and Drug Administration Circular No. 2013-024 - Adoption and Implementation of "The Mexico City Principles for Voluntary Codes of Business Ethics in the Biopharmaceutical Sector"

Viet Nam

  • 2017: Viet Nam Consensus Framework for Ethical Collaboration in Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Sectors

  • Stakeholders in Collaboration
    Viet Nam Medical Association Viet Nam Women's Union
    Vietnamese Pharmaceutical Association (Pharmacists) Vietnam Pharmaceutical Companies Association
    Vietnam Medical Equipment Association Healthcare Committee, American Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam
    Pharma Group, Sector Committee of EuroCham Vietnam International Quality Generics (IQGx), Sector Committee of EuroCham Vietnam
    Medical Devices and Diagnostics (MDD), Sector Committee of EuroCham Vietnam/td>