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Phake: The Deadly World of Falsified and Substandard Medicines
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Phake: The Deadly World of Falsified and Substandard Medicines (Hardback)

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Roger Bate has spent years on the trail of counterfeit medicines in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, learning the anatomy of a nebulous, far-reaching black market that has resulted in countless deaths and injuries around the world. Phake: The Deadly World of Falsified and Substandard Medicines is the culmination of Bate's research and travels-both a fascinating firsthand account of the counterfeit drug trade and an incisive policy analysis with important ramifications for decision makers in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the international World Health Organization.

BusinessBusiness & managementBusiness ethicsMedical & VeterinaryMedicine: general issuesMedical professionMedical ethics & professional conductPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCrime & criminologyDrugs trade / drug trafficking Publisher: AEI Press Publication Date: 01/05/2012 ISBN-13: 9780844772325  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Roger Bate is a visiting scholar at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C. He has spent years on the trail of stolen counterfeit and substandard medicines in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, learning the anatomy of the nebulous, far-reaching black market that has caused countless deaths and injuries around the world. He has undertaken field research on fake medicines using handheld spectrometers and laboratory research using basic and sophisticated techniques. He has studied the laws and economics affecting the medicine trade and has published widely in the peer-reviewed scientific, legal and economic literature, including in leading journals such as The Lancet, The Journal of Health Economics, the Journal of International Criminal Justice and the Malaria Journal. He has published nearly one hundred articles on the topic in popular media outlets including the New York Times, the Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal. Take a look at the author's blog here.

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