Illegal and spurious medicines – a danger to public and personal health

Together with Lund University, Smer invites you to a conference on counterfeit medicines on September 19, 2016. The aim is to highlight the trade in counterfeit medicines from a global, national and ethical perspective. The conference is free of charge and places are limited.

Preliminary program

Introduction and welcome Kjell Asplund, Chairman of Smer

The epidemiology and impact of poor quality medicines on global Health Paul Newton, Researcher

Prel. title: Substandard, Spurious, Falsely labeled, Falsified and Counterfeit (SSFFC) Medical Products Pernette Bourdillon Esteve, WHO

Pharmaceutical crime from a national to an international point of view Cecilia Fant, Interpol

Panel discussion with Paul Newton, Pernette Bourdillon Esteve and Cecilia Fant. Moderator: Susanne Lundin

How to stop illegal medicines – The Medical Products Agency’s perspective Tomas Nilsson, Medical Products Agency

Falsified medicines, ethics and global justice Erik Malmqvist, Associate Professor of Medical Ethics, Linköping University

Fake medicines. What the public knows and what doctors say Susanne Lundin, Professor of Ethnology, Lund University and Rui Liu.

Panel discussion Erik Malmqvist, Rafaela Ravinetto, Elmi Muller, Margareta Troein, Barbro Westerholm and a representative of Smedpack/Inventia. Moderator: Kjell Asplund

Closing remarks Kjell Asplund and Susanne Lundin

The program was developed in collaboration with Susanne Lundin, Professor of Ethnology at Lund University.