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IPSF is organizing four #fakemeds webinars, 19-22 February

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IPSF is organizing four #fakemeds webinars, 19-22 February


Our partner, the International Pharmaceutical Students’ Federation (IPSF) is hosting a series of online webinars from Tuesday to Friday, February 19-22, on the topic of substandard and #fakemeds! Over the course of four days, one webinar per day will take place with one key speaker each, among them speakers from our partners the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP), the Global Pharma Health Fund e.V. (GPHF) and U.S. Pharmacopeia! Don’t wait and sign up now!

To register for the webinars, please sign up under the following link:  

http://bit.ly/IPSFwebinar !

In order to promote the webinars and raise as much awareness about the dangers of falsified medicines, IPSF has put together tools and essential messages to guide, motivate and inspire you to act – and of course to share on your own social media account!

Find promotional posters for the event here and additional campaign material here!

 

The schedule and theme of the webinars will be the following:

19th February, 15 GMT+0

Falsified and Substandard drugs undermining efforts to improve healthcare- Role of healthcare professionals and education

Speaker: Zuzana Kusynová Mgr. PharmDr (International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP))

20th February, 17 GMT+0

Leveraging technology to fight against fake medicines- The global challenge of falsified medicines and the detection of harmful fakes in developing countries using basic Minilab-Technology

Speaker: Richard Jähnke, PhD (Global Pharma Health Fund e.V. (GPHF))

21st February, 17 GMT+0

Inter-sectoral collaboration to Stop Falsified and Substandard Medicinesengagement of public and private sectors to obtain patient safety

Speaker: Geoffroy Beassaud, Mpharm (Anti-counterfeiting coordination, Sanofi)

22nd February, 19 GMT+0

Proactive approach to ensure quality medicines and legitimate supply chain

Speaker: Katherine Bond, Sc.D. (U.S. Pharmacopeia)

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