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An international conference on technologies to tackle substandard and falsified (SF) medical products in global health is taking place online between 9 - 11 November 2021.

The conference will be chaired by Kate Enright, Ethox DPhil Student, pharmacist, and founder of the Global Pharmacy Exchange.

Speakers include:

  • Prof Muhammad Zaman, University of Boston: Is there a 'technological fix' to the problem of SF medical products?
  • Dr Celine Caillet, University of Oxford: Portable Screening Devices for post marketing surveillance of medicines quality in the Lao PDR
  • Dr Harparkash Kaur, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine: Field-friendly methods for screening and detecting SF medical products
  • Prof Dr Lutz Heide and Gesa Gnegal, Tuebingen University: Implementing detection technologies in low-resource settings
  • Michael Deats, Formerly of WHO & MHRA: Connecting the Dots: information exchange to tackle SF medical products
  • Rutendo Kawana, WHO & ZimHealth: Balancing act: safeguarding quality & maximising accessibility as a national regulator

Visit the conference website for more information and to register.

This conference is part of the Fakes, Fabrications, and Falsehoods in Global Health project led by Associate Professor Patricia Kingori.