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Consensus Framework Resource Guide

COVER_224_SME_Consensus Framework Guide
Published Date March 2024
Type of Publication Manuals
Publication Under SOM Steering Committee on Economic and Technical Cooperation (SCE), Small and Medium Enterprises Working Group (SMEWG)
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Pages 22
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Consensus frameworks are voluntary, principles-based agreements or commitments among diverse health stakeholders to strengthen ethical collaboration. The Business Ethics for APEC SMEs Initiative encourages the development of consensus frameworks to promote ethical collaboration between patients’ organizations, healthcare professionals, government, and industry in support of high-quality patient care. To build the capacity of consensus framework parties to maximize engagement and effectiveness, this resource guide covers five essential areas: launching, governance, action, communications, and sustainability.