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Communication / Conference: In Ukraine, up to 50% of the drugs could be counterfeit

Communication / Conference: In Ukraine, up to 50% of the drugs could be counterfeit


Gorod Kh


According to experts of the pharmaceutical industry, the number of counterfeit drugs traded in Ukraine pharmacies goes up steadily, covering all kind of drugs from antiseptics to anticancer drugs. Hence, in 2016, the administration issued 31 orders prohibiting the trade of 21 counterfeit drug brands, and during the first three months of 2017, six brands were prohibited. According to the head on the Internet project « Medicine Control », around 1% of the drugs in Ukraine are counterfeit, but according to a pediatrician in Kharkov the number could amount to 50%.

 

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