70 percent of medicines in Arequipa Peru, counterfeit according to authorities

Posted on November 9, 2011 • Filed under: Corruption, Crime, Drug Activity, Latin America Health, Peru, Social Issues, TRAVEL

70% of medicines sold in unauthorized warehouses would be false. Stores do not have formal providers such as pharmacies and opting to source from markets that sell adulterated or expired drugs.The head of the Executive Control of Medicines, Supplies and Drugs (DIREM) Manzanedo Gianina Cabal, reported that at least 70% of tablets that are sold in stores or warehouses would be falsified (sneakers).Urged people buy drugs from pharmacies or drug stores authorized. Read Article

Share This Story
  • Print
  • Digg
  • StumbleUpon
  • del.icio.us
  • Facebook
  • Yahoo! Buzz
  • Twitter
  • Google Bookmarks
  • Add to favorites
  • email