Combating Substandard and Falsified Medicines: A View from Rwanda
PLOS Medicine, Vol. 10, Issue No. 7, July 2013
3 Pages Posted: 25 Jul 2013
Date Written: July 2013
In the last year, several institutions — the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, and the United States Institute of Medicine — have turned their attention, with varying degrees of effectiveness, to the problem of dangerously poor quality medicines. While substandard medicines are found everywhere in the world, it is the poorest countries with the weakest capacity for drug regulation and quality control that suffer the most.
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