Impact of substandard and counterfeit amoxicillin drug products in Papua New Guinea (PNG)
- At: 2010 FIP Congress in Lisbon (Portugal)
- Type: Poster
- By: STRAUCH, Stefanie (Goethe University, Institute of Pharmaceutical Technology, Frankfurt, Germany)
- Co-author(s): Nair, Anita (Goethe University, Institute of Pharmaceutical Technology, FRANKFURT, Germany)
Lauwo, Jackson (University of Papua New Guinea, PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea)
Dressman, Jennifer B. (Goethe University, Institute of Pharmaceutical Technology, FRANKFURT, Germany)
Background Information: Substandard and counterfeit medicines are a serious problem worldwide, especially in developing countries. In recent years the phenomenon of counterfeiting has become a major public health risk. The aim of this study was to evaluate the quality of a selection of amoxicillin drug products on the PNG Market. Settings: Commu.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.