B.C. Ministry of Health hires back fired UBC Drug Researcher

BC Ministry of Health re-hires consultant on evidence-based evaluation. A two-year controversy that derailed pharma safety probes sees partial resolution

A two-year controversy that derailed pharma safety probes sees partial resolution

BC Ministry of Health re-hires consultant on evidence-based evaluation. A two-year controversy that derailed pharma safety probes sees partial resolution.
image via Province of British Columbia

The B.C. Ministry of Health took a step today towards resolving an independent drug research controversy by announcing the re-appointment of Dr. Malcolm Maclure, Professor and B.C. Chair of Patient Safety in the Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics at UBC, as a research consultant.

  • Compensation unknown
  • Safety research put on hold
  • Access remains dismal: investigator
  • More accountability needed: experts
  • Ministry responsible for data breaches: report

Read Fired UBC Drug Researcher Rehired, Drops Lawsuit,
by Paul Webster, TheTyee, News, 18.07.2014.

More Information
  • B.C. Health Ministry hires back fired drug researcher,
    Times Colonist, News, July 18, 2014.
  • Ministry of Health hires consultant on evidence-based evaluation,
    Gov.BC, NewsRoom, July 17, 2014.
  • Research Stopped by Ministry Might Have Cut Big Pharma Profits,
    TheTyee, News, 8 Sep 2012.

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Activist, blogger and social media addict committed to shedding light on a global health scandal and dedicated to raise DES awareness.

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