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Experts criticise industry sponsorship of articles on health policy in Australian newspaper

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d6903 (Published 25 October 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d6903

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A further addition to the story

Medicines Australia has now confirmed that as part of the arrangement
with News Ltd, they have 20,000 copies of the Health of the Nation
magazine to distribute. A spokesman said: "We are distributing them among
our 50 member companies, and have given about 750 to the Consumers Health
Forum".

Competing interests: Declared on story already

28 October 2011
Melissa A Sweet
Journalist
Self-employed