Fight the Fakes Alliance condemns the circulation of toxic substandard medicines

According to the latest World Health Organization (WHO) updates[i] and reports from Gambian authorities, at least 66 young children in The Gambia may have died from acute kidney injuries caused by contaminated cough and cold syrups[ii]. Fight the Fakes Alliance condemns the circulation of toxic substandard medicines and calls on Read more…

The full Replenishment of the Global Fund is vital to keeping patients safe from falsified and substandard medicines

Fight the Fakes Alliance calls upon national governments to ensure that the 7th replenishment of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, planned for September 2022, is met in full to help avoid the entry of substandard and falsified medicines in low-and middle income countries. The replenishment of Read more…

PRESS RELEASE: Fight the Fakes Alliance expands association with four new members

PRESS RELEASE: Fight the Fakes Alliance expands association with four new members Geneva, 23 February 2022 – Fight the Fakes Alliance welcomes the Brazzaville Foundation, the Alliance for Safe Online Pharmacies (ASOP Global), Butler University and New Giza University as the newest members of the association. The four new members Read more…

PRESS RELEASE: Step up action to tackle substandard and falsified medical products. Urgent call for “fake busters”

Step up action to tackle substandard and falsified medical products. Urgent call for “fake busters” Press Release Geneva, 25 November 2021 Fight the Fakes Alliance is holding its 4th annual public campaign under the slogan “Health is not a hoax – Fight the Fakes” from December 6 to 12. We Read more…

WHA74 Statement on Global action on patient safety – Agenda Item 13. 1

WHA74 STATEMENT Global action on patient safety Agenda Item 13. 1 The International Alliance of Patients’ Organizations, the International Pharmaceutical Federation, the International Hospital Federation, the World Medical Association, the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations and all the other member organizations of the Fight the Fakes Alliance, welcome and endorse the Read more…

Call to Heads of State of the African Union to Ratify the African Medicines Agency Treaty

PRESS RELEASE Patients, product development partnerships and private health sector representatives call for the rapid ratification of the African Medicines Agency Treaty to speed up timelines to vaccines and medicines approval London / Geneva, 5 February 2021 – On the eve of the 34th African Union Summit, two years after Read more…

World Health Organization 148th Executive Board Statement

This is a statement made at the 148th session of the WHO Executive Board on Agenda item 10: Substandard and falsified medical products by members of the Fight the Fakes Alliance. On behalf of the World Heart Federation, International Alliance of Patient Organizations, International Council of Nurses, International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Read more…

The launch of the new Fight the Fakes Alliance – official press release

A broad alliance, a crucial mission: A new multi-stakeholder association to combat falsified medicines Seven years since its first activities as a grass-roots advocacy campaign, Fight the Fakes announces the creation of the Fight the Fakes Alliance, a new non-profit association with its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. The coronavirus pandemic Read more…