Speaking up about fake medicines

Counterfeit medicines are killers. At best, those that take them in the mistaken belief that they are genuine do not recover quickly from their illness; at worst, their condition can worsen and they may even die before they get a chance to get the right treatment. From a global perspective, fake medicines like these are also a threat to the progress that has been made in global health, resulting in increasing resistance to bona fide treatments and leading to further illness and disability. Read the full article ‘Speaking up about fake medicine’ here.

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