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Indian Government Rejects WHO Definition Of Counterfeit Drugs; Stresses Need For Harmonization Among Member States

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

MUMBAI - The Indian government may have succeeded in blocking a move to redefine "counterfeit drugs" by the International Medical Products Anti-Counterfeiting Taskforce - an arm of the World Health Organization. In its definition, IMPACT defined a medical product as counterfeit "when there is a false representation in relation to its identity, history or source.

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