October 12, 2011: the Cotonou Declaration is two years old!

On Monday, October 12, 2009, President Jacques Chirac, surrounded by President Boni Yayi of Benin and President Blaise Compaore of Burkina Faso, launched the Cotonou Declaration against falsified medicines. Two years later, the mobilization campaign against this public health scourge has made headway and has prepared the way for the first regional event in West Africa.