African Conference on Pharmaceutical Crime

Interpol organizes a three-day conference on pharmaceutical crime held in Addis Ababa from December 10 to 12, 2013, with the support of IRACM. Representatives of law enforcement agencies, drug regulatory authorities, international organizations and private-sector stakeholders are brought together. This conference is dedicated to provide a platform for the 20 African countries attending.

Counterfeit medicine trafficking is very active in Africa and continues to ravage families and communities throughout this region. It is essential to implement joint actions with governments and Police to stop the process.

The Declaration of Addis Ababa will reinforce the commitment of countries in the region to develop effective cross-sector strategies to combat pharmaceutical crime.

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