Falsified Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

Falsified Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine identified in WHO region of the Eastern Mediterranean. The falsified product was reported at the patient level outside authorized and regulated supply chains and authorized vaccination programmes in the Islamic Republic of Iran. Falsified COVID-19 vaccines pose a serious risk to global public health and place an additional burden on vulnerable populations and ...

Online conference on Substandard and Falsified Medical Products in Global Health

INVITATION TO AN ONLINE CONFERENCE:Technologies to Tackle Substandard and Falsified Medical Products in Global Health”WHEN: 9-11 Nov 2021 It is estimated that 10 to 30% of medical products in global circulation are either falsified or substandard. This event seeks to bring together innovators, researchers and anyone with an interest in medical products quality to explore ...

Raffaella’s literature update

Be-cause Health & QUAMED literature updates Ref IAP 2020.  A Call to Action: Furthering the fight against falsified and substandard medical products  Dear Friend, I hope you had a nice break, and that you start this new year with plenty or energies!  The  struggle against substandard and falsified medicines continue also in 2021, and I am ...

Sub-standard and falsified medicines in Latin America

Another interesting article was just published on sub-standard and falsified medicines in Latin America: Substandard, falsified and unregistered medicines in Latin America, 2017-2018. It can be downloaded following this link: https://doi.org/10.26633/RPSP.2020.125. It is open access from the PAHO journal. Rev Panam Salud Publica 44, 2020 The abstract: Objective. To assess all the incidents of substandard, ...