About: falsified medicine

Health 11-02-2019

EU pharma stakeholders take action to tackle fake medicines

A number of pharma stakeholders announced on 9 February the official launch of the European Medicines Verification System (EMVS), which will make use of new technologies to improve safety in the medicines’ supply chain against fake products.
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 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.