UPDATE: IDDO’s Medical Product Quality Reports on Covid-19 Supplies and Vaccines

In face of the current Covid-19 pandemic, the Infectious Diseases Data Observatory (IDDO) has been developing several Medical Product Quality Reports about substandard and falsified (SF) COVID-19 medical products and COVID-19 vaccines, which include data from scientific literature, public alerts and warnings, and lay press from across the world.  These monthly Read more…

Combatting Substandard and Falsified medicines during COVID-19 pandemic

Fight The Fakes Alliances’ member U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) recently hosted an online workshop on ‘Combatting Substandard and Falsified medicines during COVID-19 pandemic’. In this workshop, composed of 6 sessions, USP experts and other relevant actors gave an overview of the work they carried out to detect substandard and falsified medicines during current Read more…

USP’s resources and tools to protect the supply chain of SF COVID-19 health products

Fight The Fakes’ member U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) has recently published a suite of resources and tools to detect substandard and falsified COVID-19 treatments. The supply and demand imbalances caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has created a surge in substandard and falsified treatments and these resources aim to assist manufacturers, regulators, and quality control laboratories in helping Read more…

Update on COVID-19 linked substandard and falsified medical products from IDDO – January & February issues

The Medicine Quality Research Group, Centre of Tropical Medicine & Global Health, Nuffield Department of Medicine and the University of Oxford have released their latest Medical Product Quality Report – COVID-19 issues, with results from February 2021. In this issue, 55 new alerts on COVID-19 products were reported on the Medicines Read more…

Update on COVID-19 linked substandard and falsified medical products from IDDO – December 2020

The latest ‘Medical Product Quality Report – COVID-19 Issues’ from Medicine Quality Research Group, Centre of Tropical Medicine & Global Health, Nuffield Department of Medicine and the University of Oxford from December 2020 highlights the rise of substandard and falsified medicines linked to COVID-19. Throughout 2020 the MQM Globe database tracked and identified over Read more…