• Upper East CEPS destroys contraband goods

    The Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) in the Upper East Region on Thursday, burnt a quantity of confiscated goods estimated at about 112 million Cedis. The items, which included assorted foreign cigarettes, fake and expired pharmaceutical drugs, mosquito coils and Chinese herbal tea, were […]

  • Dutch Inspectorate warns against purchasing pharmaceuticals via internet

    De Inspectie voor de Gezondheidszorg heeft vandaag aan diverse advertentie-sites, zoals speurders.nl en snuffelcorner.nl, gevraagd een waarschuwing te plaatsen, waarin de inspectie het publiek waarschuwt voor de aankoop van geneesmiddelen via internet. In de waarschuwing stelt de inspectie dat alleen geregistreerde geneesmiddelen gekocht en gebruikt […]

  • Ibad orders control of fake drugs

    Karachi: Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad Khan has ordered to take effective measures to control the selling of fake drugs across the province. In a meeting held in this regard on Saturday at the Governor House, he underlined the need of strict enforcement of the […]

  • Nigeria: Onitsha Drug Market’ll Remain Shut – NAFDAC

    Expectations that Onitsha drug market closed by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) over discovery of fake and counterfeit drugs would be opened soon were dashed yesterday as the agency said it has no plans to open the market soon. […]

  • Proposed Legislation Addresses Growing Epidemic of Counterfeit Medicines

    Congressmen Mike Rogers (R-MI) and Gene Green (D-TX) sponsored a congressional briefing today to discuss the growing threat of counterfeit prescription medications and promote their new legislation designed to combat the proliferation of fake medicines. Also present were representatives from the pharmaceutical industry and the […]

  • FIA seizes big cache of spurious drugs

  • PSF-CI en gure contre la contrefaon

    (Le Quotidien du pharmacien, Les Echos – 22 mars 2007) L'association Pharmaciens sans frontires Comit international (PSF-CI), qui a annonc le transfert de son sige de Clermont-Ferrand Bordeaux, vient de lancer sa campagne d'adhsion 2007 et espre atteindre le millier d'adhrents, contre 635 en 2006. […]

  • RM14 Mln Of Fake Sexual Stimulants Seized

    PETALING JAYA, March 22 (Bernama) — The Health Ministry seized 1.4 million capsules of fake sexual stimulants worth RM14 million from a container in Penang recently, Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Chua Soi Lek said Wednesday night. He said the seizure, the biggest so far […]

  • Pharmacist, Patient Groups Call for Inquest into B.C. Counterfeit-Pills Death

    OTTAWA, March 22 /CNW Telbec/ – A coalition of Canadian pharmacists and patients today called on the Regional Coroner for Vancouver Island to hold an inquest into the death of a British Columbia woman who died apparently after taking counterfeit pills she ordered online from […]

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