Improving Assessments of Fake and Substandard Drugs in the Field
Africa Fighting Malaria Bulletin
4 Pages Posted: 22 Oct 2013
Date Written: January 13, 2011
Substandard and counterfeit drugs can be lethal to patients and accelerate drug resistance across at-risk populations. This is a major problem for diseases like malaria with few high-quality treatments available. Some African governments, notably Nigeria and Ghana, have responded to this challenge, often with help from donors, and have deployed an array of technologies to assist them.
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