Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, December 7th, 2003
The U.N. health agency said the initiative, launched at a meeting in Vietnam, mirrored action recently taken in Africa and was in response to pleas from governments anxious to combat the criminal gangs behind the fake drug industry, which is worth an estimated US$32 billion globally.
"Combating low-quality or illegal medicines is now more important than ever," said Dr. Lee Jong-wook, WHO...
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