The statement was first published in January 2017. It was co-authored by the American Association of Medical Writers (AMWA), the European Association of Medical Writers (EMWA), and The International Society of Medical Publications (ISMPP).
"We believe that this statement quite clearly reflects the main responsibilities of professional medical writers and authors of scientific publications. This is an important document for our Russian colleagues. We are sure that it will be helpful in this line of work", – Eugenia Radkova, medical writer at OCT.
Translation of the statement into Russian was accepted by the European Association of Medical Writers (EMWA) and published on the organization's website among the official documents.
The full text of the statement in Russian is available here.