About: fake medicine

Development Policy 28-03-2018

Leading the charge against fake medicine, Africa’s silent killer

Low quality and fake medicines kill tens of thousands of people each year, most of them in developing countries. Yet data and political action to address the enormous human and economic cost is distinctly thin on the ground.
Health 29-01-2018

Fake medicines? Face 15 year jail term

Twenty-one EU countries have made falsifying medicines a criminal offence, carrying a potential jail sentence of 15 years, according to a new report published on Friday (26 January) by the European Commission.
Health 16-02-2011

MEPs approve laws to curb counterfeit drugs

The European Parliament approved on Wednesday (16 February) laws to curb sales of counterfeit medicines, which are increasing around 15% a year in Europe and rampant on the Internet.