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A systematic review of counterfeit and substandard medicines in field quality surveys

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)71-88
JournalIntegrated Pharmacy Research and Practice
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2014


Counterfeit and substandard medicines pose a great threat to public health and the economy worldwide. Reports suggest their prevalence is increasing and can no longer be ignored. A detailed account on the current nature of the problem and identification of knowledge limitations in terms of geographical location, medicine classes, and type of medicine analysis performed is not available. Our objective was to systematically review articles that have reported investigations of counterfeit and substandard medicines


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