This supplement to the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, entitled “The pandemic of falsified medicines: laboratory and field innovations and policy perspectives,” showcases 17 articles on detection technologies and methods, field surveillance data, multisectorial perspectives, and policy interventions and recommendations needed to create a coordinated and effective response to curb the pandemic of poor-quality medicines. The goal of this special issue is to alert scientists, public health authorities, and decision makers to the problem of poor-quality drugs and to take prompt actions to mitigate and resolve the growing peril.

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Nayyar, Gaurvika M. L. Et Al., “The Global Pandemic Of Falsified Medicines: Laboratory And Field Innovations And Policy Perspectives,” The American Journal Of Tropical Medicine And Hygiene, Volume 92, Issue 6_Suppl, Jun 2015, P. 2 – 7