28/29 April 2021
The World Health Organization (WHO) has published a new guideline that describes the procedure for checking supposedly counterfeit or suspect medicines.
The WHO distinguishes three types of "Suspect Medicines":
The present guideline deals mainly with the third category. It contains technical assistance for sampling, laboratory testing of supposedly falsified medicinal products and the corresponding reporting. Examples of this can be found in the appendix of the document for
Please visit the WHO website for the new WHO guidance testing of "suspect" falsified medicines.