Disseminating the results of detected use of counterfeit and substandard medicines to the profession
- At: 2005 FIP Congress in Cairo (Egypt)
- Type: Presentation
- By: FREMPONG, Naana Afrakoma (Ministry of Health, Ghana, Ghana National Drugs Programme, Accra, Ghana)
- Co-author(s): Gyansa-Lutterodt (Ghana National Drugs Programme, Accra, Ghana)
Dodoo, Alexander (CTCPT, UGMS, Accra, Ghana)
Boateng (Ministry of Health, Ghana, Accra, Ghana)
Counterfeit medicines make up more than 10% of global medicines and up to 25% of the medicines consumed in poor countries are counterfeit or substandard. The effect of these on the health of consumers is enormous. There are numerous reports of counterfeit medicines in developing countries but the dissemination of such reports to health.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.