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Counterfeit drugs are putting the whole world at risk

Popular Science

A blister pack of faked Artesunate, a drug used to treat malaria, side-by-side with the real deal. Medicines that are fake or don’t have the right amount …


Suppliers’ inability to deliver results in drug shortage at New Amsterdam hospital

Government Information Agency

Suppliers’ inability to deliver results in drug shortage at New Amsterdam hospital – Social Services Committee finds. Mar 03, 2017 Government, …


Venezuela’s epileptic patients struggle with seizures amid drug shortage

DailyMe.com

By Andreina Aponte[1] | MAIQUETIA, Venezuela MAIQUETIA, Venezuela Venezuelan plumber Marcos Heredia scoured 20 pharmacies in one day but …


Global Pharmaceutical Packaging Market Expected to Reach $104882 Million, by 2022

Medgadget (blog)

In addition, various technologies, such as RFIDs, temper-evident packs, holograms, labels, and special inks, are used to combat counterfeit medicines.


More knockoff drugs uncovered

China Post

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ordered a recall Tuesday of Taiwan’s most widely used lipid-lowering drug after more counterfeit versions of …


Anti-Counterfeit Packaging Market Size Worth $184.87 Billion by 2025: Grand View Research, Inc.

PR Newswire (press release)

High risk of health damage caused by the use of spurious pharmaceutical products coupled with the growth of the counterfeit pharmaceutical products …


Ghana: Poisonous Drugs Hit Market

AllAfrica.com

The fake drug market, worth over 400 billion euros, is more profitable than the sale of illicit drugs. The World Health Organization Report estimated that …