Whitepaper: Handheld analyzers for the screening of pharmaceutical counterfeits
Posted: 1 October 2013 | Thermo Fisher Scientific
The magnitude of the counterfeit and substandard pharmaceutical problem has recently gained significant public attention due to a number of high profile incidents and greater media focus. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that up to 10% of the world’s drugs are substandard or counterfeit and are expected to reach $75B. Even more significantly, it is estimated that 700,000 lives will be lost each year due to counterfeit malaria and tuberculosis drugs alone (International Policy Network, 2009).
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