Ineffective drugs plaguing developing nations
Fake pharmaceutical drugs are a real problem in developing countries where basic medicine is difficult to get. The unfortunate reality is that people a who are in need of these medications give up everything to be able to afford these treatments for their family, they don’t realise that what they are playing for are not going to help or work in anyway. It has recently become more difficult to identify these counterfeiters’ due to the increased ability to reproduce holograms and other sophisticated printing techniques. Counterfeiting these drugs are more than just an act of crime, the World Health Organization (WHO) are calling it Manslaughter. 2ser was joined by the co-founder of the Benevolent Organisation for Development, Health and Insight (BODHI) Australia Colin Butler from Flinders University.