#Fakemeds: 32% have no active ingredients, 40% have incorrect ingredients & dose, 8.5% contain dangerous contaminants
The first-ever dedicated academic conference on Medicine Quality & Public Health will take place between 23-28 September 2018 at Keble College in Oxford, UK. The aim of #MQPH2018 is to get experts involved in medicine quality to share knowledge and outline an international framework that deals with the challenges of poor quality medicines. The conference welcomes the expertise of participants from sectors such as public health, national regulatory authorities, pharmacy, chemistry, law, ethics, cultural and social sciences, the pharmaceutical industry, national procurement centres, and internet and pharmaceutical forensics.
The programme will focus on research and policy, with many workshop covering topics such as medicine quality and education, optimizing medicine quality in supply chains, and regulatory harmonization. Will you be there? Don’t miss the panel discussions addressing issues connected to falsified medicines. The programme is available here.
Fight the Fakes Partners US Pharmacopeia and Medicines for Malaria Venture will be there with more participants from the Fight the Fakes family to be confirmed.