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Communication/Conference: The 9th annual scientific meeting gathered 500 pharmacists in Fez

Communication/Conference: The 9th annual scientific meeting gathered 500 pharmacists in Fez

May 8th 2015 - www.leconomiste.com

During the 9th Annual Scientific Meeting of May 8th and 9th 2015, 500 pharmacists met in Fez (Morocco) to alert and make the patients and the authorities react on the issue of counterfeit medicines and the use of medical devices outside pharmacies. The topics discussed were the risks bound to counterfeiting and smuggling’s medicines, the harmful effect of these on the public health and online sales of medicines. In Fez, the falsified products are sold in the districts of Talaâ (old city) and Saâda. About the on-line sale of medicines, pharmacists encourage inspections of the pharmaceutical profession, as required by the law, and parallel circuits.