Navigation Links
Ten Global Health Organizations United in a Worldwide Campaign to Protect Patients from Fake Medicines
Date:11/26/2013

c health.

"Fake medicines are one of the biggest threats to global public health. You have people, everywhere in the world, they only think about the money, their profits and don't think about the consequences - they don't think about public health. It's a global problem and we all need to come on board in fighting together, and once we're able to do that we are going to make some real strides globally in fighting counterfeit medicines", says Dr. Stephen Opuni, Chief Executive of the Ghana Food and Drugs Authority.

Fake medicines trick patients into believing they are receiving genuine medicines while they are getting deceitful products that could cause further illness, disability or even death. Furthermore, fake medicines pose a public health threat by contributing to the development of treatment resistance.

While people in low- and middle-income countries are often at greater risk than those in high-income countries, fake medicines are a global problem. Fake medicines are reported in virtually every region of the world. In high income countries, incidence of fake medicines is less than 1% of market value according to the estimates of the countries concerned. Figures about sales of fake medicines rise to 10% globally, but in some areas of Asia, Africa and Latin America fake medicines may account for up to 30% of medicines in circulation. In Africa, one-third of all malaria medicines are probably fake[2]. It is estimated that one medicine in two purchased on illegal Internet sites that hide their physical address is fake.[3]

Fake medicines can mimic brand-name or generic prescription or over-the-counter medicines. Nearly any type of pharmaceutical product can be and has been counterfeited: whether 'lifestyle' medicines, including erectile dysfunction and weight loss medicines, or lifesa
'/>"/>

SOURCE Fight the Fakes
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine technology :

1. Global Interventional Cardiology Devices - Market Growth Analysis, 2009-2015
2. Global Electrophysiology (EP) Devices- Market Growth Analysis, 2009-2015
3. Central Nervous System (CNS) Therapeutics - Global Strategic Business Report 2013-2018
4. Global Markets for Bioseparations for Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing to Jump to $6 Billion by 2018
5. Initial Studies of Channel Medsystems Cryothermic Therapy Demonstrate Preliminary Safety and Tolerability; Results Presented at the 42nd AAGL Global Congress
6. Global Biologic Drugs Market to Jump to Over $220 Billion by 2019 says Latest Report
7. High Temperature Plastics - Making Conventional Material Obsolete - Global Strategic Business Report 2013
8. Neurology Devices Market (CSF Shunts, CSF Drainage, Clot Retriever, Snare, Embolic Coil, Flow Diversion, Neurosurgery & Neurostimulation Devices) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019
9. Global Medical Antimicrobial Coatings Market 2012-2016
10. Ophthalmic Instrumentation - Global Strategic Business Report - 2012 Featuring Abbott, Bausch & Lomb, Carl Zeiss and Others
11. Laboratory Glassware And Plasticware - 2012 Global Strategic Business Report Profiles 91 Companies Including Many Key and Niche Players
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/24/2014)... FARMINGTON, Conn. , Dec. 24, 2014 ... a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted, receptor-specific peptide therapeutics ... medical need and commercial potential, today announced that ... 2,050,000 shares of its common stock and Series ... common stock.  Funds under the management of QVT ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... ResMed (NYSE: RMD ) today announced its victory ... manufacturer BMC Medical Co., Ltd. The International ... infringe ResMed,s patents, and entered an order prohibiting BMC from ... United States : , iVolve nasal mask ... pillows mask , iVolve full face mask ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... ALEXANDRIA, Va. , Dec. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ ... stringent diastolic blood pressure target for people with ... either moderate or high doses of statins, in ... risk management enacted by the American College of ... recommendations are reflected in the most recent changes ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Palatin Completes $20 Million Equity and $10 Million Debt Financings 2Palatin Completes $20 Million Equity and $10 Million Debt Financings 3Palatin Completes $20 Million Equity and $10 Million Debt Financings 4ResMed Wins Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Chinese Manufacturer BMC Medical 2New Standards of Care Provide Guidelines for Statin Use for People with Diabetes to Prevent Heart Disease 2New Standards of Care Provide Guidelines for Statin Use for People with Diabetes to Prevent Heart Disease 3New Standards of Care Provide Guidelines for Statin Use for People with Diabetes to Prevent Heart Disease 4
... SAN DIEGO, Oct. 7 CareFusion Corporation (NYSE: CFN ) ... 2010 on Tuesday, Nov. 10 following the close of trading on ... webcast and conference call on Nov. 10 at 2:00 pm Pacific ... first quarter, ended on Sep. 30, 2009. To access the call ...
... October 7 DBMS Consulting announced that it,has successfully ... Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) for SIRO Clinpharm, one of ... fully,automated capabilities in management of clinical trial process, clinical,trial ... After this implementation, SIRO gains complete operational ...
Cached Medicine Technology:CareFusion Will Host An Earnings Conference Call on November 10, 2009 to Discuss the Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2010 2DBMS Consulting Successfully Completes Roll out of Oracle Health Sciences Applications (OHSA) Suite for SIRO Clinpharm 2DBMS Consulting Successfully Completes Roll out of Oracle Health Sciences Applications (OHSA) Suite for SIRO Clinpharm 3
(Date:12/25/2014)... (PRWEB) December 26, 2014 ... BambooFlooringChina.com combines beauty, strength and durability. Today, the ... promotion, which is valid until Jan. 30, 2015. ... grain of traditional hardwood. BambooFlooringChina.com is a well-known ... help consumers worldwide to find a reliable bamboo ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... “Every three months the trends for evening dresses ... will be one of the hottest styles in the next ... the company releases 26 A-line sweetheart evening dresses, and announces ... , “We are trying our best to help a lady ... Along with affordable prices, we provide discounted delivery costs to ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Recently, BellasDress has launched its Christmas ... BellasDress has chosen their best-selling lace wedding dresses, vintage ... holiday season. , Now, BellasDress.com features popular women’s ... at discount prices. The business hopes everyone can have ... , “All our elegant products are made with ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Recently, LunaDress.co.uk has updated its blog to provide professional shopping ... of the models at LunaDress.co.uk come with big discounts, up to ... veil can turn out to be a most exciting memory and ... always bring surprise to a wedding. On the updated fashion blog, ... veils for a big day . , Going out with friends ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Dec. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Among early stage ... less than half of one percent will eventually develop ... analysis reveals. The finding comes from a review ... 1998 and 2007, and it suggests that the risk ... what experts had previously thought. "The frequency of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:BambooFlooringChina.com: click strand woven bamboo flooring promotion valid until Jan. 30, 2015. 2Health News:BellasDress.com’s Christmas Sale: Trendy Wedding Dresses With Big Discounts 2Health News:LunaDress Provides Professional Tips On Shopping Wedding And Prom Dresses 2Health News:Breast Cancer Chemo Tied to Small But Significant Leukemia Risk 2Health News:Breast Cancer Chemo Tied to Small But Significant Leukemia Risk 3
... new resource - www.breastfeedinginsurance.com - where new and expectant mothers can access comprehensive information and tools to help them discover if ... ... , , ... ...
... March 11 As reported in today,s Wall ... with atrial fibrillation are now on notice that the over-zealous marketing ... not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for ... and hospitals, decisions about treatment for their patients, heart conditions. ...
... Weakness in rotator cuff a warning sign, but exercise regimens ... -- As another baseball season nears, researchers report that preseason ... those pitchers at high risk of developing a shoulder injury ... cuff where, if they are weaker, players are more likely ...
... who had the flu while pregnant had smaller brains and ... patients with schizophrenia, a study at the University of Wisconsin-Madison ... Hill has found. The study, published online by the ... with monkeys that examines the effects of flu during pregnancy. ...
... , ... Medication and E-prescribing Company Depends on StrataScale’s Flagship Service for Reliable, Secure, Highly-scaleable ... ... fully automated managed hosting solution, today announced that Dr. Dispense, a point of ...
... ... ... VCAD is inviting the public to an evening presentation of fashion and costume history on ... 20th Century," covering the changing trends and styles of fashion from the 1890s through to ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Medela Announces Launch of New Insurance Reimbursement Resource for New and Expectant Mothers 2Health News:Medela Announces Launch of New Insurance Reimbursement Resource for New and Expectant Mothers 3Health News:Medela Announces Launch of New Insurance Reimbursement Resource for New and Expectant Mothers 4Health News:Whistleblower Alerts Americans to Dangers of Risky Unapproved Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation 2Health News:Whistleblower Alerts Americans to Dangers of Risky Unapproved Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation 3Health News:Whistleblower Alerts Americans to Dangers of Risky Unapproved Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation 4Health News:Whistleblower Alerts Americans to Dangers of Risky Unapproved Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation 5Health News:Whistleblower Alerts Americans to Dangers of Risky Unapproved Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation 6Health News:Pre-Season Test Spots Baseball Pitchers at Risk of Injury 2Health News:Pre-Season Test Spots Baseball Pitchers at Risk of Injury 3Health News:Mother's flu during pregnancy may increase baby's risk of schizophrenia 2Health News:Dr. Dispense Chooses World's First Fully Automated Managed Hosting Solution from StrataScale for All Outsourcing Needs 2Health News:Dr. Dispense Chooses World's First Fully Automated Managed Hosting Solution from StrataScale for All Outsourcing Needs 3Health News:Go Beyond Retro to Discover the World of 20th Century Fashion! 2
Double-ended. Blades set at 45 and 90 degrees. Hexagonal handle....
5 mm curved blade. Round handle....
2 mm x 3 mm tapered blade. Referred to as "Number Two Knife". Angled 45 degrees. Round handle....
7 mm strong curved blade. Round handle....
Medicine Products: