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Counterfeit medicine is deliberately and fraudulently produced with the sole motive of making money at the expense of an innocent individual's well-being or life.
On The Trail of Counterfeit Drugs in China [[Bejing, China]]
A trip down to a village pharmacy recently alerted Wang Yansheng – a traditional medicine practitioner – of the far-reaching infiltration of counterfeit drugs in China's rural areas. To relieve his father's chronic throat problem, Wang asked for a popular brand of Chinese herbal medicine […]
The Real Impact of IMPACT
Counterfeit drugs are a global problem that requires an international solution. In fact, an international cooperative effort is already underway with the World Health Organization’s (WHO) International Medical Products Anti-Counterfeiting Taskforce (IMPACT).
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Dangerous Problems with Counterfeit Viagra
The world, including the US, is being flooded with counterfeit Viagra and other erectile dysfunction medications. A report in the Feb 12, 2009 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine highlights the dangerous problems. The article reports on a total of 150 non-diabetic patients […]
South-East Asia ‘must clamp down on fake drugs’ [[Burma]]
Andrew Witty, the chief executive of GlaxoSmithKline, has waded into the debate on fake pharmaceuticals by urging governments in South-East Asia to clamp down on counterfeiters. Mr Witty told The Times that more needed to be done to punish those who are involved with producing […]
Nigerian Children Killed by Contaminated Teething Medicine
Nigerian Children Killed by Contaminated Teething Medicine View larger map What: A toxic chemical mixed into a teething medicine for babies has killed at least 84 children in Nigeria as of February 16, 2009. The children died after taking My Pikin Baby Teething Mixture, a […]
Vested interests in counterfeit drugs [[Nairobi, Kenya]]
Counterfeit drugs are flooding into Africa, where up to one in three medicines can be fake, causing widespread suffering and death. The World Health Organisation wants an international agreement to tackle the threat but is being thwarted by members such as India and Brazil, more […]
Protecting Our Supply Chain from Counterfeit Drugs
In the fight against substandard and counterfeit drugs, we can’t forget that these unscrupulous businessmen and counterfeiters don’t just make fake prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) drugs, they also counterfeit the raw materials and ingredients used by legitimate manufactures.
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