Seminar: The Advertising of Therapeutic Goods and Services (and its regulation), Sept 8, 2017

In March 2016, a seminar on this topic attracted over 100 people to the Sydney University Health Law Centre. One outcome was a decision to hold a follow-up seminar in Melbourne in Sept-Oct 2017.

The 2017 seminar is being organised by the Monash Health Law and Society Group and the Monash School of Public Health and Preventative Medicine in association with Melbourne University Law School, Choice (the Australian Consumers’ Association), Friends of Science in Medicine (FSM) and the Foundation for Effective Markets and Governance (FEMAG).

Date: Sept 8, 2017

Venue: Monash Law Chambers, 555 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, 3000

There have been significant developments since last year’s seminar. These include the:

Also, several relevant consultations by the Medical and Medical Devices Review including,

The program will include:

  • A case study involving multiple-regulators: the AMI-MWI-AMHC saga
  • Update on Medicines and Medical Devices Review implementation: complementary medicine regulation, therapeutic goods advertising, enhancing penalties and sanctions
  • Update on Chiropractor case study presented at the 2016 seminar
  • Problems with the regulation of stem cell therapy and its promotion.

The latest program can be downloaded here.

To register an expression of interest in attending please email:

Tania Richter
Project Officer, SPHPM

N.B. Participants attending will be limited to ensure good interaction.



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About Dr Ken Harvey

Public Health Physician, Medical activitist
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