Fight The Fakes

Speak up about fake medicines.


UNODC Campaign Exposes Trade of Illicit Medicines


UNODC Campaign Exposes Trade of Illicit Medicines

Fake medicines pose a serious risk to public health and safety and are one of the most harmful forms of illicit activities. The manufacturing, trade and consumption of these products pose a dangerous threat to people’s health. Furthermore, this criminal activity is big business: the sale of fake medicines from East Asia to Southeast Asia and Africa amounts to $5 billion a year poured into illicit economies.

Click on the image above to read the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) “Focus On the Illicit Trafficking of Counterfeit Goods and Transnational Crime” and learn more about the social, ethical and environmental impacts of fraudulent medicines. Visit for more resources and their PSA.

blog comments powered by Disqus

Back to List

#Fakemeds put patients at risk of further illness, disability or even death ❗️ Read more on

Monitoring and reporting are important to fight #fakemeds. Help @FightTheFakes & spread the word!

🗣️Reporting is crucial to find how many #fakemeds are out there 💊 Learn more ->

A study in 10 sub-Saharan #African 🌍 countries found heart-breaking 💔 data about #fakemeds

Antimalarials are among the most commonly reported #fakemeds ❗️ Stay safe and speak up against falsified medicines! 🗣️