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Author Bate, Roger.

Title Phake : the deadly world of falsified and substandard medicines / Roger Bate.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : AEI Press, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    364.1668 BAT    Available
Description xxvi, 457 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface -- Introduction -- Part I: The Deadly World of Dangerous Medicines -- Historical Examples of Dangerous Medicines -- Understanding the Problem -- Overview of Research Findings and Possible Solutions -- Part II: Dangerous Drug Problems by Location -- Africa -- India -- China -- Middle East -- Other Emerging Markets -- The Online Drug Market -- Part III: Drug-Quality Assessments -- Factors to Consider for Research -- Results: What We Found -- Results Broken Down for Africa, India, and Other Markets -- Interpreting and Discussing the Results and Their Relevance -- Part IV: The Way Forward -- Developing Medical Regulatory Authorities: The U.S. FDA as a Case Study -- International Cooperation against Criminals and the Lethal Trade in Fake Medicines -- Market for Products of Varying Quality and the Intellectual Property Debate.
Summary "Drug trade, pharmaceutical industry, counterfeit drugs, product counterfeiting"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Pharmaceutical industry -- Corrupt practices.
Drug adulteration.
Product counterfeiting.
Drug traffic.
Added Title Fake, the deadly world of falsified and substandard medicines
ISBN 9780844772325 (cloth)
0844772321 (cloth)

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