Frequently asked questions
- Does quality of medicines matter?
- What should be done to ensure the safety, efficacy and quality of medicines?
- What are counterfeit medicines?
- Is a uniform definition of a counterfeit medicine necessary?
- How do substandard medicines arise?
- What are substandard medicines?
- Is there possibility for a substandard medicine to be considered as counterfeit?
- Is it possible for a legitimate manufacturer to produce a substandard medicine deliberately?
- Are there good quality counterfeit medicines?
- Where are counterfeit medicines found?
- How big is the problem of counterfeit medicines?
- What kind of products are counterfeited most?
- What are the different types of counterfeit medicines that have been reported?
- What encourages counterfeiting of medicines?
- Purchase of medicines via the Internet
- What measure should countries take to combat the problem?
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