International conference on counterfeit medical products 

Basel (Switzerland), 16.04.2010 - More than 140 participants, senior officials from health, law enforcement and judicial authorities from around 40 states, international organisations and institutions from around the world came together on 15 and 16 April 2010 in Basel to discuss the practical implementation of the future Council of Europe MEDICRIME Convention.

The event was organised under the aegis of the Swiss Chairmanship of the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers by Swissmedic, Swiss Agency for Therapeutic Products, and the Council of Europe. The Council of Europe has for a long time been involved in finding appropriate answers to the serious problems posed by counterfeiting of medical products and other threats to public health.