Counterfeit anti-malarial drugs causes the deaths of 100,000 African each year, according to the World Health Organization.
Counterfeit drugs in India takes up to 15 percent of revenue away from the drug packaging industry.
Counterfeit drugs kill an estimated 2,00 children a day, according to the World Health Organization. Source: Alison Walkley, “Counterfeit malaria drugs kill thousands in Africa,”MediaGlobal, September 10, 2009.
Counterfeit drugs could make up half of the world’s drug supply, according to the World Health Organization.
Indonesia’s International Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Group estimates that 25 percent of Indonesia’s $2 Billion pharmaceutical drugs market is counterfeit.
According to a report by KPMG, the following are losses due to counterfeit goods in the United Arab Emirates.
In 2007, Church & Dwight Co., makers of the Trojan brand condoms, reported that 4 million counterfeit condoms being sold as Trojans were confiscated by law enforcement officials.
According to the World Health Organization, the number of incidents where counterfeit medical devices were found was 20 percent higher in 2007 compared to 2006, and a 10 fold increase from the amount found in 2000.
Counterfeit Medical equipment and devices creates losses of $7 billion.
Counterfeit drugs killed 200,000 people in China in one year.