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  • Are They Real!? Counterfeits Can Kill!

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  • The Emerging Crime of the 21st CenturyCounterfeit Drugs!!

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  • WHATS REAL AND WHATS NOT?Can you really tell?

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  • WHATS REAL AND WHATS NOT?Can you really tell?

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  • Counterfeit Medicine: A medicine that is deliberately and fraudulently mislabeled with respect to identity and source.

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  • Counterfeit Products May Include Products With:

    The correct ingredients, Wrong ingredients, Without active ingredients, With incorrect quantity of active ingredient or With fake packaging

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  • Counterfeit medicines can harmand killThe regular use of substandard or counterfeit medicines can lead to therapeutic failure or drug resistance. In some cases, it can lead to death.

    Veronica Diaz was a healthy 22-year old woman, living in Viedma, Argentina, who had mild anaemia and was given injections of an iron-based preparation. In December 2004, she became very sick and died of liver failure after receiving the seventh of a 10-injection treatment.

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  • Counterfeit drugs generated an estimated $75billion in revenue in 2012, according to the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy. Unlike fake sunglasses, fake drugs can kill their purchasers. Each year upwards of 100,000 people around the world may die from substandard and counterfeit medications, according to a recent estimate by Amir Attaran of the University of Ottawa and Roger Bate of the American Enterprise Institute.

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  • FACTS AND FIGURES

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  • WHO survey revealed that 51% of counterfeit cases had no active ingredient25% of medicines used in developing countries are counterfeit or substandardCounterfeit medicines generate $32 billion a year in sales for Drug Dealers

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  • Counterfeit drugs in developing countries are generally life saving and not lifestyle drugs, such as malaria, TB and HIV/AIDSWHO figures suggest that developing countries account for 60% of all reported cases of counterfeit and substandard drugs

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  • THE CONSEQUENCES Treatment Failures, Erosion of public confidence in health care,Prolonged illness, Unexpected and Dangerous side effects, Antimicrobial resistance Economic Hardship on Authorized and Ethical Distributors Negative Effect on the countries

    EconomyDEATH!

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