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Fake malaria drugs kill

January 29, 2014 - 14:26 -- Ingeborg van Schayk

Stop the trade in fake malaria drugs and sign the petition at www.fakedrugskill.org

1/3 of all malaria drugs sold in Africa are fake. Criminals in China and India make huge profits from the illegal production of fake and counterfeit malaria drugs.

Watch the short films "Fake drugs kill" and " The story about fake drugs" here.

We need your support to stop these fake medicines from flooding the African markets. 

Please sign the petition

Further reading:

Guest Editorial: Don't fake it!

World Malaria Day: Sign the petition against counterfeit malaria drugs

The problem of ACTs: counterfeit or unstable?

Poor quality vital anti-malarials in Africa - an urgent neglected public health priority

Poor-quality antimalarial drugs in southeast Asia and sub-Saharan Africa

Counterfeit antimalarial drugs

Fake Pills for Lethal Infection

Development of ELISA-based methods to measure the anti-malarial drug chloroquine in plasma and in pharmaceutical formulations

Manslaughter by Fake Artesunate in Asia—Will Africa Be Next?