Growing threat from counterfeit medicines

Bull World Health Organ. 2010 Apr;88(4):247-8. doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.020410.


Lifesaving drugs are not exempt from the trade in counterfeit medicines. The World Health Organization (WHO) is working with Interpol to dislodge the criminal networks raking in billions of dollars from this cynical trade.

Publication types

  • News

MeSH terms

  • Crime / economics*
  • Deception*
  • Humans
  • Pharmaceutical Preparations / economics*
  • World Health Organization


  • Pharmaceutical Preparations