The Partnership for Safe Medicines has launched a Safe Medicines YouTube Channel. The Safe Medicines Channel, 23 videos encompassing the entire Safe Medicines Interchange conference on October 8th, 2010, are available for those that missed the conference speakers.
Partnership for Safe Medicines launches YouTube channel with entire set of videos from Interchange conference online for free
The Partnership for Safe Medicines has launched a Safe Medicines YouTube Channel. At http://www.youtube.com/user/SafeMedicines, 23 videos encompassing the entire Safe Medicines Interchange conference on October 8th, 2010, are available for those that missed, or wish to recapture, the conference speakers. Notably, Commissioner of the FDA, Dr. Margaret Hamburg, delivered a keynote address on the safety and law enforcement issues of counterfeit medications.
Other speakers include Rick Roberts, victim of fake drugs, who tells his harrowing story about receiving fake medicines for a life-threatening disease from his regular pharmacist, and Bejon Misra, trustee of the Consumer Online Foundation and founder of PSM India. Bejon gave the luncheon talk on spurious drugs in India and consumer and government efforts to curb them.
In addition, Walt Bogdanich from the New York Times, Marsha Millonig, from the American Pharmacists Association, and Dr. Salvatore J. Giorgianni, of Men's Health Network, spoke on a panel about the victims of counterfeit drugs, moderated by Marv Shepherd, President of the Partnership for Safe Medicines.
Also available for viewing, Dr. Bryan Liang, Vice President of the Partnership for Safe Medicines, moderated a panel entitled, “Who’s Benefiting from Unsafe Drugs?” with Charlie Cichon, of the National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators, Special Agent Nancy Kennedy from the Food & Drug Administration, Office of Criminal Investigations, Rob Hill of the Drug Enforcement Agency, and Jeffrey Gren, from the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Tom Kubic, President and CEO of the Pharmaceutical Security Institute (PSI), moderated a panel entitled “Who’s Making Progress Against Counterfeit Drugs?” with Dr. Michael Green, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hugo Bonar, of the Irish Medicines Board, Richard Halverson, from U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement, National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center, and John Gray, from the Healthcare Distribution Management Association, also available on youtube.com.