Sources

Scientific articles

Chromatography in the Detection and Characterization of Illegal Pharmaceutical Preparations, 31 January 2013 (J Chromatogr Sci (2013), doi:10.1093/chromsci/bmt006)

Counterfeit antimalarial drugs, November 2012 (David Reddy, Jaya Banerji., The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Volume 12, Issue 11, Page 829, November 2012, doi:10.1016/S1473-3099(12)70237-2)

Poor-quality antimalarial drugs in southeast Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, June 2012 (Gaurvika ML Nayyar BS, Joel G Breman MD, Paul N Newton MRCP, James Herrington PhD., The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Volume 12, Issue 6, Pages 488 – 496, June 2012, doi:10.1016/S1473-3099(12)70064-6)

Poor quality vital anti-malarials in Africa – an urgent neglected public health priority, 13 December 2011 (Newton PN, Green MD, Fernandez FM, et al., Malaria Journal 2011, 10:352)

Fake Pills for Lethal Infection, 13 December 2013 (Journal Watch Infectious Diseases)

Manslaughter by Fake Artesunate in Asia—Will Africa Be Next?, June 2006 (Newton PN, McGready R, Fernandez F, Green MD, Sunjio M, et al., PLoS Med 3(6): e197. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.0030197)

Characterization of Counterfeit Artesunate Antimalarial Tablets from Southeast Asia, 2006 (Alter Hall, K., Newton, P. N., Green, M. D., De Veij, M., Vandenabeele, P., Pizzanelli, D., Mayxay, M., Dondorp, A., Fernandez, F. M., American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 75,(5) pp 804–11)

Molecular epidemiology of malaria in Cameroon. XIX. Quality of antimalarial drugs used for self-medication, March 2004 (Basco L.K., Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2004 Mar;70(3):245-50)

 

Books

Phake: The deadly world of falsified and substandard Medicines, 2012 (Roger Bate, Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, 457 pages)

 

Other

FDA warns of fake malaria medicine, 24 July 2013 (GBC)

Fake Fake Drugs From China: What’s Stopping a Cure for Malaria in Africa?, 11 June 2013 (The Atlantic)

Counterfeit drugs raise Africa’s temperature, May 2013 (Africa Renewal Online)

FDA Invention Fights Counterfeit Malaria Drugs, 24 April 2013 (US Food and Drug Administration)

Interpol deal to combat fake drugs, 12 March 2013 (BBC News)

Counterfeit medicine from Asia threatens lives in Africa: Malaria is one of the diseases affected by unscrupulous traders in fake and substandard drugs, 23 December 2012 (Kathleen E McLaughlin, The Guardian)

Guest Editorial: Don’t fake it!, January 2012 (Dr. Lotte van Dijk, MalariaWorld)

Fake Malaria Drugs Spread, Breed Resistance to Lethal Parasite, 9 October 2009 (Simeon Bennett, Bloomberg)

Fake drugs kill over 700,000 people every year – new report, 2009 (IPN Press Release)

Keeping it Real: Combatting the spread of fake drugs in poor countries, May 2009 (International Policy Network)