Counterfeit Drugs in Liberia

Security services and public health programs in Liberia are attempting to crack down on the market in counterfeit drugs. In six months, authorities have arrested 10 people for selling counterfeit drugs in the country. The campaign began in July 2013 in an attempt to stop the trade in fake drugs. Buyers and sellers of counterfeit… Continue reading Counterfeit Drugs in Liberia

Fake Drugs in Liberia

The head of the Liberia Medicines and Health Products Regulatory Authority stated that up to 60 percent of the drugs that are on the market in Liberia are counterfeit. The fake drugs enter the country from Guinea on the back of trucks that are not inspected at the border. Many Liberians purchase their medicines from street vendors.