Presentation on theme: "The Health and Safety Risks Counterfeit products Pose to Consumers Christine HUBER 2 December 2009 - Cancun."— Presentation transcript:
The Health and Safety Risks Counterfeit products Pose to Consumers Christine HUBER 2 December 2009 - Cancun
2 December 2009 CANCUN C HUBER 2 Africa : Challenges Political awareness, will Weak legal systems and enforcement/ corruption Securization of the supply chain/ weak regulatory system Stock shortages Channels of distribution: street medicines Lack of human resources and equipment Lack of information, cooperation Economic situation: Health insurance, Low income levels Prices of medicines Public education, awareness
2 December 2009 CANCUN C HUBER 3 Africa: sanofi aventis actions Specific organization: coordination One regional + 3 local correspondents specific to Africa Central lab for analysis, data base and cross checking Prevention: security labels on the packs Market surveillances Cooperation with international/ local organizations and institutions: training of customs and police officers, Health Authorities and Communication… Deep involvement in Fondation Chirac: Cotonou declaration and follow-up
2 December 2009 CANCUN C HUBER 4 Africa a market of increasing interest
Thank you for your attention Christine HUBER Christine.firstname.lastname@example.org
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