[Sust-mar] Petiton against appointment of a Pfizer VP to the Canadian Inst of Health Research Governing council
hjones at chebucto.ns.ca
Wed Dec 2 09:48:41 EST 2009
HELP STOP THIS APPOINTMENT.
Take 2 MINUTES AND SIGN THE PETITION.
Petition Against the Appointment of the VP of Pfizer Canada to CIHR
(Canadian Institute for Health Research) Governing Council
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Written by Jason <http://jasonxmillar.myopenid.com> Millar
Topics: ethics <http://jasonmillar.ca/category/ethics/> , science and
Yesterday I wrote about
d/> the appointment of Dr. Bernard Prigent to the governing board of the
Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR), Canada’s publicly funded
health research branch. I also described some of the controversy surrounding
Today I received notice that a petition is being circulated calling “for
the withdrawal of the appointment of Dr. Bernard Prigent, Vice President and
Medical Director of Pfizer Canada to the CIHR Governing Council.”
Here is the text of that notice:
Please click on the link below and consider signing a petition against the
appointment of the Vice President and Medical Director of Pfizer to the
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Governing Council (the reasons for
this petition are spelled out on the website).
We are trying to gather as many signatures as we can as quickly as possible
(the Standing Committee on Health is reviewing this appointment on November
30th) so please feel free to forward this link widely.
Ps and FYI - we are asking for addresses so that we will be permitted to
enter this petition with the House and the government will be required to
respond to it.
I have already signed the petition and would ask that you consider doing so
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