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Sunday, September 02, 2007

The Delphi Centre & GlaxoSmithKline Advertising

From the 'About Us' section on the Delphi Centre website:

The Delphi Centre, based in Melbourne Australia, draws its inspiration from a temple at Delphi in ancient Greece. Although famed for the wisdom of its Oracle, it relied on a timeless truth; that for every question or problem we experience, we have the capacity for creative resolution within ourselves.

Founders Susan Henry and Naomi Halpern have learned much about human potential and resilience. They have achieved international recognition for their pioneering work developing education, conferences and resources for Australia's health care profession in the field of trauma and extreme stress. Over the last 16 years, they have designed various stress management programs and provide counselling and coaching.

All well and good - I'm a firm beleiver in counselling before ramming pills into your mouth.

However, The Delphi Centre's co-principal sponsor is Pfizer not only that... the special event sponsor is none other than our good friends, GlaxoSmithKline. What amazes me is that the Delphi Centre's sponsors page not only lists GlaxoSmithKline as their 'special event sponsors' they also carry the GSK logo..... not so bad I hear you cry. Have a look and see what is next to the GSK logo though and maybe you will become outraged.

For a centre that provide stress management programs and provide counselling and coaching they quite clearly are giving off the wrong signals when they allow blatant advertising by one of their sponsors. You intrigued as to what this blatant advertising is?

Here's the GSK logo that runs on their webpage:

And here is what sits proudly next to it

For those who don't know, Aropax is the Australian name for Seroxat and Paxil.


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