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Latest Counterfeit medications Stories

2014-04-08 08:31:47

MedSnap Verify Services launches today at LogiPharma 2014 in Basel, Switzerland BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to The World Health Organization 10 percent of medicines globally - and over 30 percent in some developing countries - are counterfeit, resulting in poor patient outcomes and decreased consumer confidence in pharmaceutical therapy. To help combat this public health crisis, MedSnap has developed MedSnap Verify Services which uses proprietary...

2014-04-01 08:28:33

SHANGHAI and HONOLULU, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE: WX), a leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device R&D services company with operations in China and the United States, and TruTag Technologies, Inc., developer of the leading edible, covert security platform to address the global product counterfeiting challenge, today announced that WuXi Corporate Venture Fund has made an investment in TruTag. In addition, WuXi and TruTag will...

2014-03-13 04:23:00

LONDON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharma IQ has announced their first Global Pharmaceutical Serialisation and Track & Trace Open House will commence on the 18th March 2014. The Global Pharmaceutical Serialisation and Track & Trace Open House will provide a host of innovative solutions for the international pharmaceutical serialisation and traceability community live and online. Serialisation presents a worldwide challenge for the pharmaceutical industry and...

2014-03-05 08:25:11

PORTLAND, Oregon, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report by Allied Market Research titled "Anti-counterfeit Packaging Market in Food and Pharmaceuticals - Technologies, Applications and Global Forecast through 2020", the global anti-counterfeit packaging market in food and pharmaceuticals is forecast to attain market value of $142.7 billion by 2020 from $57.4 billion in 2013, growing at 13.9% CAGR during 2013 to 2020. Technological advancements and government...

2014-02-17 08:26:21

LONDON, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Pharmaceutical Anti-counterfeiting Technologies: Market Analysis 2014-2024 Report Details Pharmaceutical Anti-counterfeiting Technologies: Market Analysis 2014-2024 - your guide to developments, opportunities and revenues Where is the pharmaceutical anti-counterfeiting industry heading? Visiongain's brand new report lets you assess forecasted sales at overall world market, submarket,...

2014-01-27 16:24:34

DUBLIN, Ireland, January 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7dmdjw/market_for_select) has announced the addition of the "2014 Report on Select Cardiovascular Drugs in the GCC Region" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7dmdjw/market_for_select ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The local governments are increasingly focusing on improving the health...

2013-12-03 23:02:15

PharmaCheck, a new inexpensive and portable tool with the potential to revolutionize detection of poor-quality medicines around the world, has been selected by Scientific American as one of the science magazine’s “World Changing Ideas of 2013 — Ten ways science may jazz up our gadgets, help to solve our most intractable problems and save lives.” PharmaCheck is featured in Scientific American’s December issue. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 PharmaCheck, a new...

2013-11-26 23:01:56

USP is joining other global health organizations in a campaign to raise awareness and mobilize strategic partners to address this growing problem. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Counterfeit and substandard medicines are a global health crisis, spread across an international marketplace for pharmaceuticals and their ingredients, which demands a cooperative solution. In a concerted effort to help protect people from fake medicines, the United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP)...

2013-11-26 00:20:42

GENEVA, November 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - Fake medicines put patients and the general public at risk. Patients believe they are receiving genuine treatment, but instead they are getting potentially dangerous products that could increase resistance to real treatments, and cause further illness, disability or even death. - Fight the Fakes campaign (http://www.fightthefakes.org [http://www.fighfakes.org ]) will raise...

2013-10-29 08:32:59

-- The Global Pharma Health Fund and the Center for Pharmaceutical Advancement and Training sign an agreement to improve access to high quality, safe and beneficial medicines. WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new partnership to improve access to high quality, safe and beneficial medicines was formalized today between the Global Pharma Health Fund (GPHF), a charitable organization initiated and funded exclusively by donations from Merck KGaA, Darmstadt,...