Harvey’s protest: it’s not complimentary

Monash, Bond and Sydney universities all rejected the advances of the multinational supplements manufacturer.

Prominent La Trobe academic Dr Ken Harvey, a campaigner for a responsible pharmaceutical industry, has resigned his position as adjunct associate professor at the university’s School of Public Health over the issue.

The university’s $15 million six-year agreement with Swisse is the foundation for a Complementary Medicine Evidence Centre (CMEC) to undertake “independent, rigorous, peer-reviewed scientific trials