2009 and earlier

Counterfeit artesunate

Counterfeit artesunate

Posted 11/08/2008

There are severe but neglected problems with poor medicine quality globally, but especially for anti-infective medicines in the tropics which have important but under-recognised impact on public health. Poor quality drugs have clear importance for individual patients, in terms of death, treatment failure, prolonged sickness, excess health expenditure, and lost income. Poor quality drugs also have far reaching consequences for society, resulting ...