Official press release for our 2nd Fight the Fakes Week

Efforts to combat the spread of substandard and falsified medicines must be stepped up Falsified medicines are a growing global issue which can affect everyone and everywhere. Among the most frequently reported counterfeit medicines are antibiotics and antimalarials.  Criminals are also faking treatments for diabetes, cancer, cardiovascular diseases, tuberculosis and Read more…

WHA72: IPSF’s Statement on Member State mechanism on substandard and falsified medical products

Fight the Fakes partner, the International Pharmaceutical Students Federation (IPSF), delivered a brilliant statement at this year’s World Health Assembly on the growing issue of falsified and substandard medicines. In their statement, IPSF highlighted the crucial role pharmacists play in combating falsified medicines. Yet, they urged for an increased vigilance Read more…

WHA72: International Council of Nurses’ Statement on Member State mechanism on substandard and falsified medical products

Fight the Fakes partner the International Council of Nurses (ICN) delivered a statement during this year’s World Health Assembly, May 2019, targeting the provisional agenda item 12.2. Member State mechanism on substandard and falsified medical products. ICN displayed its commitment to address the problem of substandard and falsified medical products and Read more…

WHA72: FIP’s Intervention on provisional agenda item 12.2 Member State mechanism on substandard and falsified medical products

The International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) is speaking out about substandard and falsified medicines at this year’s 72nd World Health Assembly! FIP and other partners of Fight the Fakes are raising awareness on the dangers of substandard and falsified medicines and empowering people to act on this issue. They welcome the possibility of further Read more…