Combatting counterfeit drugs through forging stronger partnerships is beyond profit, it is about saving lives, AstraZeneca principal scientist Dr Michael Claybourn told a workshop on global drug quality at the AAPS annual meeting in New Orleans.
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has expressed particular concern about the proliferation of counterfeit drugs in countries including Brazil, China, India, Indonesia and Russia.
The biggest counterfeit drugs conspiracy ever to be encountered in
the UK was crushed this week, as gang members were found guilty of
conspiracy by a UK court following a lengthy investigation by the
Aegate will launch a software solution to combat one of the
pharmaceutical industry's biggest and growing patient safety issues
- counterfeit drugs - in the UK, US and Belgium in 2006 following
the recent success of its UK pilot...