The Monster in the Closet – New WHO Report Shines a Light on the Problem of Substandard & Falsified Medicines
Gwendolyn Ball, Staff Writer, Life Science Compliance Update
The issue of substandard and counterfeit medicines has been known for some time. Since it is not often discussed openly, it is difficult to get an appreciation for the scope of the problem. However, a new WHO report, backed by four years’ worth of data, sheds some light on the matter and gives some guidance on how to identify likely problems and respond to them.