In 2013 1.2 million sachets of #fakemeds were seized in Le Havre, France. The biggest seizure in the #EU
This week hundreds of experts and professionals dedicated to the advancement of the specialty of travel medicine gather in Québec City, Canada, for the 14th Conference of the International Society of Travel Medicine (ISTM).
Our partner the International Association for Medical Assistance to Travellers (IAMAT) is at the conference, sharing its experience in making the world safer for travel, and doing its part to raise awareness among conference attendees about the dangers of fake medicines. Health professionals, particularly those working in travel medicine, are instrumental to teaching the public how to ensure they are receiving genuine and quality medicines, no matter what country they are in.