Counterfeit and fake medicines (WP1185)
- 5 July, 2013
- Global economy, Sustainable development and the environment
- counterfeit medicines, world health organisation
According to some figures, 20-30% of medicines in Africa are fake which could represent approx 700,000 deaths per year. We talk about controls in the supply chain and one method of ensuring that purchased medicine is the real thing.
Duncan Learmouth, Senior Vice President, Developing Countries and Market Access, GlaxoSmithKline plc, Brentford
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