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GSK discloses payments

GSK Australia has disclosed it made payments totalling $3,466,951 to healthcare professionals (HCPs) and health-related organisations (HCOs) in 2014.

The money was for grants sponsorships and consultancy fees related to chairing and speaking at meetings, assistance with training and participation in advisory boards.

This aggregate number included:

• $890,503 for consultancy fees related to