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Priorité Santé discute les faux médicaments


Priorité Santé discute les faux médicaments
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Priorité Santé (Radio France Internationale) tient ce matin une journée spéciale dédiée à la programmation sur les faux médicaments.

Cette activité se tient à l’occasion du lancement de la campagne « Le médicament de la rue tue » de la Fondation Chirac (LMDLRT). Elle anticipe également l’adoption imminente de la Convention Medicrime, promue par le Conseil de l’Europe, qui représente le premier instrument juridique international contre les faux médicaments et les dispositifs médicaux – une énorme menace pour la santé et la sécurité humaine.

Le programme de Priorité Santé comprend des entrevues avec des ministres et des experts des pays d’Afrique qui sont touchés par un afflux de médicaments contrefaits, INTERPOL, des professionnels de la santé et l’Institut de recherche contre les médicaments contrefaits (IRACM) et l’International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations (IFPMA), tous deux partenaires de Fight the Fakes.

Consultez le programme de la journée et suivez l’émission en ligne sur le site de Radio France International.

[English translation]

This morning Radio France International, Priorité Santé, hosts a special day dedicated to programming on fake medicines.

This takes place at the launch of the Fondation Chirac campaign “Le médicament de la rue tue” [Street medicine kills] (LMDLRT). It is also in the lead up to the imminent adoption of the Medicrime Convention, promoted by the Council of Europe, representing the first international legal instrument against fake medicines and fake medical devices—both a huge threat to human health and safety.

The broadcast of Priorité Santé includes interviews with ministers and experts from countries in Africa dealing with an influx of fake medicines, INTERPOL, healthcare professionals and Fight the Fakes partners the Institute of Research Against Counterfeit Medicines (IRACM) the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations (IFPMA).

Check the full day’s program and follow on Radio France International online website.

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