Physical therapists in Asia invited to counterfeit products meeting

A workshop on the threat of counterfeit medicines will be held in Taipei, Taiwan, this June  – the latest in a series of events run by the World Health Professions Alliance, of which WCPT is a member. 

Plans for the new workshop were finalised at a meeting of the WHPA held in Geneva last month [March]. The goal is to bring together representatives of health professions’ organisations and national authorities to: 

  • share information on counterfeit medicines;
  • debate how to reduce counterfeit medicines in the region; 
  • consider collaborative action between the healthcare professions in each country to combat counterfeit medicines continuously for the next 12 months; 
  • reach a collective commitment to give priority to the issue. 

The workshop will be held on 30th June to 1st July, hosted by the Taiwan Society of Health-System Pharmacists. In a message to the WCPT member organisations in Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and Taiwan, WCPT Secretary General Brenda Myers said: “We believe that the participation of physical therapy organisations would be very beneficial to all parties, tightening the bonds of cooperation between health professionals and health.”

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