The problem of fake drugs in the developing world

Interesting article written by DAN KASZETA

“Enforcement of regulations and the safety of patients can be further enhanced by verification tools. Some fakes are obvious to anyone with a smattering of education and training. But other fakes are very well made. The traditional approach is to send a suspect pill or vial to an analytical laboratory. But is that really a viable approach at the side of the road in, say, Cameroon? Technology is now available to provide rapid analysis of medicines in the field”

Go to the article in Cicero Magazine

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