Halting the distribution of counterfeit drugs in nigeria by national agency for food and drugs administration and control (NAFDAC) using the mobile authentication service (MAS)
- At: 2013 FIP Congress in Dublin (Ireland)
- Type: Poster
- By: EIMUNJEZE, Monica Hemben (National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), REGULATORY & REGISTRATION DIRECTORATE, Lagos, Nigeria)
- Co-author(s): Orhii, Paul (National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Lagos, Nigeria)
Jayeola, Babatunde (National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Lagos, Nigeria)
Ð counterfeit medicine is one that is deliberately and fraudulently mislabelled regarding identity and source. It includes products with wrong, insufficient or no active ingredients, or fake package.
The Pharmaceutical Security Institute[simplequote]s data shows that most counterfeiters target the developing countries and drugs used.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.