Open Forum on the International Medical Products Anti-Counterfeiting Taskforce (IMPACT)
Place: Geneva, Switzerland (World Health Organization Headquarters)
Date: 26 March 2010
The Open Forum on the International Medical Products Anti-Counterfeiting Taskforce (IMPACT) will bring together Member States, international development agencies, NGOs and private sector organizations from around the world to share information on the work of IMPACT, and review the feed-back from WHO Member States on the use of the term "counterfeit medicines" and/or equivalent in national legislation.
Participation in the meeting is open to all Member States and by invitation only to others based on the following criteria:
- NGOs with an official relationship with WHO and collaborate with WHO and/or IMPACT in anti-counterfeiting activities, including IMPACT partners;
- associations having previously invited WHO and/or having collaborated with WHO in this area;
- associations in collaboration with and/or having been involved in IMPACT related matters;
- donors having previously financed activities relating to anti-counterfeiting.