HALMED participated on the regional conference for promoting of MEDICRIME convention
The regional conference for promoting the MEDICRIME Convention entitled “MEDICRIME Convention: A Key Tool Against Organised Crime” was organised by the Council of Europe and the Macedonian ministries of health and justice from 19 to 20 June 2014 in Skopje. The Head of Agency, Dr Viola Macolić Šarinić, MD, PhD and the Head of OMCL, Rajka Truban Žulj, MPharm participated at the Conference.
HALMED representatives participated also at the time when MEDICRIME Convention for fighting against counterfeit medicines and medical devices was drafted. The Convention was adopted on the 9th December 2010 by the Council of Ministers of the Council of Europe. By this Convention, the counterfeiting of medicines and medical device, as well as its manufacturing and placing on the market without adequate authorisation or conformity with the safety requirements are for the first time defined as criminal actions.
The Republic of Croatia is planning to ratify the Convention by autumn this year.
Detailed information is accessible under the link below.