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Substandard and falsified medical products are a global public health threat. A pilot survey of awareness among physicians in Sweden.

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Summary of "Substandard and falsified medical products are a global public health threat. A pilot survey of awareness among physicians in Sweden."

Substandard and falsified medical products are a public health threat, primarily associated with low- and middle-income countries. Today, the phenomenon also exists in high-income countries. Increased Internet access has opened a global market. Self-diagnosis and self-prescription have boosted the market for unregulated websites with access to falsified medicines.

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Name: Journal of public health (Oxford, England)
ISSN: 1741-3850
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