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WHPA Counterfeit Medical Products Campaign

WHPA counterfeit medical products campaign

The World Health Professions Alliance WHPA is extremely concerned about the infiltration and sale of counterfeit medical products of the legitimate supply chain in causing life threatening, adverse effects in patients. (More)

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12 October 2012 : WHPA calls for applications for Small Grants against counterfeits

WHPA has launched  the “WHPA campaign on combating counterfeit medical products Small Grants 2013/2014”.

WHPA is seeking proposals from WHPA Member Organizations and WHPA-related student member organizations on innovative approaches to target the following interventions:

  • Implementation of the respective regional “WHPA Call to Action” in their countries
  • Improved collaboration among health professionals and patient organizations through establishment of inter-professional committees to combat counterfeit medical products in their countries
  • Advocacy activities targeted at health decision makers and other key stakeholders
  • Communication campaigns to encourage behavioural change among patients and public to only buy medical products from known and reliable sources.

Each application should be made by at least two associations of different health professions in the same country. Proposals that include collaborations with patients’ organizations are strongly encouraged.

Up to 6 proposals will be funded for WHPA Member organizations, each of the value 6,000 USD.
Up to 5 proposals will be funded for WHPA-related student Member organizations, each of the value 2,500 USD.

The deadline for application using the provided form is 15th November 2012.
For more information about the Small Grants 2013/2014, please contact Luc Besancon () and the WHPA Secretariat at

Other News

Campaign materials

WHPA Conterfeit Campaign Newsletter

Calendar of Events

Advocacy

WHPA Joint Statement on counterfeit medical products

 

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