Veronica Kuoh

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Veronica Kuoh

  1. 1. Counterfeit Drugs<br />
  2. 2. Anti-diabetic traditional medicine (used to lower blood sugar)<br />Metakelfin (antimalarial)<br />Viagra & Cialis (for erectile dysfunction)<br />Xenical (for fighting obesity)<br />Zyprexa (for treating bipolar disorder and schizophrenia)<br />Lipitor (for lowering cholesterol)<br />
  3. 3. Result in…<br /> Treatment failure<br />DEATH<br />Vulnerable pharmaceutical supply <br />
  4. 4. WHAT?<br />Fake packaging<br />Look similar<br />Ingredient problems<br />
  5. 5. OH MY!<br />Antifreeze component diethylene glycol to replace glycerine. <br />Sugar<br />Chalk<br />Paint <br />
  6. 6. VIDEO http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Djftj0bwus <br />Fake drug factory in Peru<br />
  7. 7. WHY? – DEMAND SIDE<br />Cheap<br />SS<<DD<br />Asymmetrical Info<br /> Too identical; Require chemical testings<br /><ul><li>Different prices all over the world
  8. 8. Lag time</li></li></ul><li>WHY? – SUPPLY SIDE<br /> “Counterfeiters can make more money than hard-drug traffickers, and they have less of a chance to go to prison” –Interpol police<br />Hard to trace<br />Weak legislations<br />Asymmetrical Info <br />Internet pharmacies<br />
  9. 9. SOLUTIONS<br />Security features to the pill and packaging<br />Holograms, color-shift logos, barcodes, RFID<br />
  10. 10. LET’S DISCUSS!<br />Are we able to stop counterfeiting of drugs? <br />How are we able to curb this illicit trade? <br />
  11. 11. THANK YOU! <br />

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