Category: Transparency

About labor protection of academic whistleblowers in Colombia

— On Wed, Jan 28, 2015 at 5:09 AM, Jorge Hernan Ramirez<jorge.h.ramirez00@gmail.com> wrote: Cordial saludo, Hace más de una semana solicite información sobre la versión previa del manual pero no he recibido ninguna respuesta a mi correo (adjunto). Deseo colocar mi caso en conocimiento ante el comité de convivencia laboral de la Universidad del Valle.…

Battered Plaintiffs – injuries from hired guns and compliant courts

Hired guns in whistleblowing “In this situation the employer will want a diagnosis that ‘proves’ the whistleblower is a nut-case, rat-bag, and troublemaker; that the issues on which they have blown the whistle can therefore be safely ignored; and they can justifiably dismiss or medically retire the whistleblower. The diagnosis in that case is almost…

Whistleblowers and psychiatrists: the backfire

Originally posted on Chaos Theory and Pharmacology:
CLASSICS IN SOCIAL MEDICINE What Happens to Whistleblowers, and Why? Jean Lennane. Social Medicine. Volume 6, Number 4, May 2012. Via: http://www.bmartin.cc Whistleblowers and psychiatrists  “Whistleblowers are often referred to a psychiatrist by the employer. The aim then is to make a finding sufficient to discredit the whistleblower,…

Ethos

Originally posted on Chaos Theory and Pharmacology:
De: Jorge Ramírez < ramirez . jorge (at) correounivalle . edu . co > Fecha: 15 de febrero de 2015, 14:10 Asunto: Re: [Docentes.corpuv] RESPALDO AL CONSEJO DE LA FACULTAD DE SALUD – SOBRE LA RESOLUCIÓN 2.844 DE RECTORIA Para: corpuv ( at) correounivalle . edu . co,…

Solicitud de retracción: “Evaluación de efectividad y seguridad de dabigatran y rivaroxaban…” — @IETSColombia

Efectividad y seguridad de dabigatran/rivaroxaban en pacientes con fibrilación auricular (protocolo) – Octubre de 2014 …“Conflictos de interés. Los miembros del grupo desarrollador declaran bajo la metodología establecida por el Instituto de Evaluación Tecnológica en Salud – IETS, que no existe ningún conflicto de interés invalidante de tipo financiero, intelectual, de pertenencia o familiar que…

Policy and Regulatory Decision Making in the Medical Profession: A Framework to Identify the influence of Special Interest Groups and “Bent” Science

Originally posted on Disrupted Physician:
In  Bending Science: How Special Interests Corrupt Public Health Research 1  Thomas McGarity and Wendy Wagner describe how special interest groups scheme to advance their own economic or ideological goals by using distorted or “bent” science to influence legal, regulatory and public health policy. The authors describe a “separatist view” of science and…

FDA Research Misconduct

JAMA Internal Medicine Seife C. Research Misconduct Identified by the US Food and Drug Administration: Out of Sight, Out of Mind, Out of the Peer-Reviewed Literature. JAMA Intern Med. Published online February 09, 2015. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.7774. Retraction Watch “FDA has repeatedly hidden evidence of scientific fraud,” says author of new study  Author: Cat Ferguson. February 9th, 2015…

Whistleblowers and psychiatrists

CLASSICS IN SOCIAL MEDICINE What Happens to Whistleblowers, and Why? Jean Lennane. Social Medicine. Volume 6, Number 4, May 2012. Via: http://www.bmartin.cc Whistleblowers and psychiatrists  “Whistleblowers are often referred to a psychiatrist by the employer. The aim then is to make a finding sufficient to discredit the whistleblower, as having a personality disorder, a pre-existing…

Suppression of dissent — Documents and contacts —

Website: http://www.bmartin.cc/dissent/ “This site deals with attacks on dissenting views and individuals. The general field of “suppression of dissent” includes whistleblowing, free speech, systems of social control and related topics. The purpose of the site is to foster examination of these issues and action against suppression. It is founded on the assumption that openness and dialogue…