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Blockchain: Solving the Global Problem of Counterfeit Drugs

Saving money to purchase medicine in the hope of curing a life-threatening condition, only to discover that the drug purchased was a counterfeit, is too painful. For several years, the number of counterfeit pharmaceuticals that have successfully made their way into reputable pharmacies, then to end-consumers has been steadily increasing. In fact, the World Health …

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Technologies and Digital COVID-19 Vaccination Certificates

Fears of the new contagious Delta variant are prompting more businesses, schools, and tourism locations around the world to urge immunization. Now, an increasing number of countries globally need some type of digital proof of vaccination. For instance, California has its own Digital Covid-19 Vaccine Record System. While the details of these Covid-19 passports vary …

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Blockchain: A Viable Anti-Counterfeit Solution in the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

Throughout the supply chain’s life cycle, pharmaceuticals or pharma goods are transmitted through several units, from the manufacturer to the intermediate stakeholders, such as distributors, logistics, pharmacies, and hospitals and to the consumers or the end-users. The manufacturer is required to produce pharmaceutical products in compliance with the set standards and ensure that these products …

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Blockchain: Anti-Counterfeit Technology in Pharmaceutical Industry

The proliferation of counterfeit drug trade has been fueled by the growth of international free trade and a lack of drug regulation. Technological protection is considered to be the most effective way to avoid this problem. A medical product is counterfeit when there is a false representation in relation to its identity or source. This …

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