Pharmacrime 4

In January 2015 a conference gathered some 90 experts from the European Union to finalize a training guide for European judges.

Initiated by the International Institute of Research Against Counterfeit Medicines (IRACM), the Pharmacrime 4 validation conference was held at the Direction Générale de la Gendarmerie Nationale on January 22 and 23, 2015 in Issy-les-Moulineaux, near Paris, in France.

Pharmacrime 4 aims to increase the effectiveness of investigations related to falsified/counterfeit medicines by educating European judges and prosecutors on the subject. After the validation conference, a European guide on good practices for judges and prosecutors involved in investigations on counterfeit medicines was given. This conference was also the opportunity to have a training/awareness session with the attending judges and prosecutors.

This project is funded by IRACM and implemented by EUCOJUST AISBL.




Partners involved in Pharmacrime 4

  • EJTN (European Judicial Training Network)
  • FAMHP (Federal Agency for medicines and health care products – Belgium)
  • HPRA (Health Product Regulatory Authority – Ireland)
  • INTERPOL (International Criminal Police Organisation)
  • NAS (Anti-Fraud Squad/Carabinieri – Italy)
  • MHRA (Medicine and Healthcare Product Regulatory Agency – UK)
  • OCLAESP (Office Central de Lutte contre les atteintes à l’environnement et à la Santé Publique – French Gendarmerie)
  • PFIPC (Permanent Forum on International Pharmaceutical Crime)
  • PSI (Pharmaceutical Security Institute)

– Find out more about Pharmacrime 4

– Read the media release.


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