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The Partnership for Safe Medicines has been publishing information about the counterfeit drug problem around the world for more than a decade. With experts leading the organization and a committed and passionate set of writers and editors, our content is more in-depth than many other sources, which simply copy links to the news from other websites.

Partnership for Safe Medicines Supports Change in Foreign Inspection Process

April 29, 2008

Ghana: Media Launch of Short Film

April 25, 2008

The Goethe-Institut and Pedigree last week Thursday, 17th of April, 2008 launched a short film to kickstart a campaign, against the circulation of fake drugs on the Ghanaian market. The event, held at the inner court of the Goethe-Institut premises at Cantonments, attracted practitioners from the media, diplomats, representatives of civil society, notably the Christian…

Consumer Protection Group Issues Statement About FDA’s Ability to Enforce Safety Regulations

April 24, 2008

Partnership for Safe Medicines Issues Statement About FDA Foreign Drug Inspection Program

April 22, 2008

Partnership for Safe Medicines Issues Statement About FDA Foreign Drug Inspection Program

April 22, 2008

Counterfeit Chinese made malaria medicines putting lives at risk

April 21, 2008

Fake Drugs Scam is Frightening

April 18, 2008

A EURO MP has welcomed moves to protect people from a multi-billion pound counterfeit drugs industry which is feared to kill half a million people each year. Criminals are plying people suffering from cancer and heart disease as well as psychiatric illnesses with fake medicine which is virtually indistinguishable from the real thing. 18 April…

Heparin Update: 62 Suspected U.S. Fatalities, 2 Upcoming Hearings

April 17, 2008

Marv Shepherd, PhD

The heparin fallout continues.  As an update to our March 13 post, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) now reports 62, not 19, suspicious deaths in the United States linked to the blood thinner heparin, most of which occurred in December, January and February.  According to an article in the New York Times, investigations continue into whether the deaths were caused by the Chinese contaminant.

Illicit: The Dark Trade

April 17, 2008

The Partnership for Safe Medicines urges you to watch the groundbreaking film, Illicit: The Dark Trade, premiering nationwide tonight on PBS.  Based on the best-selling book by Dr. Moiss Nam, Illicit exposes the staggering impact counterfeiting and piracy has on the world economy, jobs, and consumer health and safety. 

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Federal Efforts to Combat Fake Meds

April 10, 2008