Recent examples of counterfeit

It was only last month that at the FDA issued a warning not to purchase Diazepam online due to the potential that the drugs may be counterfeit.  There are two issues at the heart of this blog: 1 being the prevalence of counterfeit medication and the second being the...

Free Online Course to Disaster

Yesterday I had a call from a distraught pharmacist who desperately wanted to know how to go about growing his new pharmaceutical wholesaling venture which he had set up with a friend.  Our conversation went as follows:   Caller: “We have applied for a MHRA wholesale...

Preventing Fake Medicines Entering the Supply Chain

In the developing countries, poor healthcare infrastructure and a high demand for medicines has led to a proliferation of criminal gangs specialising in the counterfeiting of drugs. In the UK there have been several incidents of falsified medicines entering the NHS...