European Medical Devices Conference

Design of Medical Devices Conference


The Council of Europe has developed an international convention which is, for the first time, a binding legal instrument in the field of criminal law criminalizing counterfeiting but also the manufacture and distribution of medical products placed on the market without authorization or in violation of safety standards ( Convention MEDICRIME ).

The Council of Europe has long been concerned about the lack of harmonized legislation at the international level, the non-application of the proportional harm to patients dissuasive sanctions and the involvement of criminal organizations operating in international.

Counterfeiting of medical products and related crime threaten the right to life enshrined in the European Convention of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (ECHR). Their impact the undermining of public confidence in the health system and their supervisors.

Crime to counterfeit medical products spreads globally and spares no country.

The Council of Europe considers a joint responsibility of the international community to eradicate this phenomenon, and thus have access to the Medicrime Convention, which should be adopted during this year and opened for signature by all States with an interest in working with the Council of Europe on this vital subject.

To protect public health, the Convention introduces criminal sanctions and measures of prevention and protection of victims, open to countries around the world, the Convention also provides a framework for international cooperation and measures to improve coordination at National.

The core values ​​of the Council of Europe, pan-European political organization with 47 member states in Europe, is the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms and the promotion of the rule of law and pluralist democracies. The organization aims to identify solutions to the challenges facing companies today.


The 2nd Regional Conference on MEDICRIME Convention will be held in Madrid, Spain, on 20 and 21 November 2013

Spain ratified the Convention MEDICRIME (05/08/2013)

, Regional Conference on MEDICRIME in Ukraine Kyiv, 10-11 June 2013 (anglais uniquement) - More information (English only)

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2005-04-04 22:03:48 by -

Not a lap band survivor here, but

It still has a lot of dangers and complications. Here's an online article (5 years old):
FDA panel refuses to endorse obesity 'Lap-Band'
The Lap-Band device
June 19, 2000
Web posted at: 8:45 PM EDT (0045 GMT)
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- A government advisory committee refused to give its seal of approval Monday to a weight-control device that's been used in Europe for seven years - - but has run into medical difficulties during its U.S. trials.
By a 6-4 vote, the Food and Drug Administration advisory committee concluded there was insufficient data to determine whether the device, called Lap-Band, was safe and effective

2003-10-02 06:38:37 by apathetichuman

Sorry for the delay

Had to sleep. Okay, not what you asked for, but, along the same lines. I will find the cream connection and post it later. These articles are all about the companies that pay lots of money for foreskin harvesting. Granted, some of their discoveries are for the betterment of medicine. However, they are all motivated by foreskin for money.
Don't believe it ? Read for yourself - directly from the companies involved - all about the massive foreskin-for-sale industry !
Periscope: Bionic Band-Aid
Newsweek Wednesday, January 13, 1999
Living Human Skin Equivalent Apligraf
Molecule of the Month February 1998
Bioengineered skin wins approval from the FDA
Wound Care newsletter July 1998
The Role of Tissue Engineering in Wound Care
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