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.”

For further information, please contact info@wcpt.org