CGR Code of Conduct and congress policy

1. CGR Code of Conduct
2. Congress policy


1. CGR Code of Conduct

The Dutch Hematology Congrss has a variety of attendees; de organisations welcomes amoung others hematologists, hemato-oncologsits, (research) nurses, nurse practioners, scientists, PdD students, trial managers and data managers. DHC aims to increase the interactions between all professionales within the field of hematology. The attendees of DHC can roughly be divided in two groups: healthcare professionals with a license to prescibe medication and healthcare professionals without a license to prescribe medication.

The CGR Code of Conduct for Pharmaceutical Advertising describes regulations regarding the advertising of medication to healthcare professionals that have a license to prescribe medication. Click here for the Code of Conduct. The congress organisation is oblidged to respect the CGR code of Conduct.

Due to the variety of attendees at DHC and our aim to promote the interaction between all groups, the congress organisation decided that only corporate (“non branded”) sponsorship exposure is allowed. Click here for the official statement (in Dutch) of the congress organisation. Of course, the organisation understands that sponsors value the opportunity to discuss their product with the attendees. To meet the CGR Code of Conduct, sponsors are only allowed to approach the healthcare professionals that have a license to prescribe medication. The congress organisation uses different name badges to distinguish the professionals with a license to discribe medication from those who're not and make them easy to recognize for the sponsors.


2. Congress policy

The DHC organisation has set up a congress policy regarding the topics below. 

Requests from sponsors

Requests regarding topics for the program, organizing (meet-the-expert) sessions or in other way concern the content of the congress program, can not be accommodated. 
If the sponsor has the opinion that a request does not fit the scope mentioned above, a detailed request can be sent to the organisation at latest 3 months before the start of the congress. The project team will review the request. 

DHC Reporting 

Ariez Medical Publishing has the exclusive rights to report 12DHC.

Awards The awards initiated by DHC are mentioned in the congress program. Other requests concerning this topic can be sent to the congress organisation at latest 3 months before the start of the congress. The requests are reviewed by the project team and program committee upon suitability within the congress program.

 Patient organisations  All special requests can be sent to the congress organisation at latest 3 months before the start of the congress and will be reviewed by the project team. 

 Other requests  All other requests can be sent to the congress organisation at latest 3 months before the start of the congress and will be reviewed by the project team. 

Contact the congress organisation at: DHC@vumc.nl

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