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Advocacy Group Criticizes the Philippines’ Regarding Counterfeit Drugs

An advocacy group in the Philippines recently criticized the government’s handling of counterfeit drugs. The Samahan Laban sa Pekeng Gamot (“Samahan”), a group comprised of pharmaceutical companies, drug stores and health professionals, counters the Philippines’ Department of Health’s claim that counterfeit drugs account for only 10 percent of the market, saying that the actual figure…


Fake anti-hypertension, pain-reliever drugs seized

MANILA, Philippines — Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) seized hundreds of counterfeit anti-hypertension and pain-relieving medicine in raids conducted in Manila and Caloocan City recently. Raided were Acebedo General Hospital on General Luis Street, Bagbaguin, Caloocan City, and Longlife Pharmaceutical Inc. on Benavidez Street, Binondo, Manila. By Tina G. Santos 12 July…

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