Phake: The Deadly World of Falsified and Substandard Medicines

Phake: The Deadly World of Falsified and Substandard Medicines

by Roger Bate

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780844772332
Publisher: American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
Publication date: 02/15/2014
Pages: 486
Sales rank: 1,188,620
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

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.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Performance of Fifty Male Veterans of World War II on Occupational Aptitude Tests 5 and 6, and the Minnesota Spatial Relations Test
Chapter 2 Some Problems in the Selection, Administration, and Interpretation of Psychological Tests for Vocational and Educational Guidance
Chapter 3 A Functional Vocational Guidance Library: The Chicago Plan
Chapter 4 A Study of Academic and Professional Requirements and Personal Characteristics for Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors in State Agencies
Chapter 5 Rehabilitation Counseling
Chapter 6 Proposed Cerebral Palsy Research Design
Chapter 7 Rehabilitation Comes of Age
Chapter 8 A Study of Rehabilitation Counselor Employment in State Agencies
Chapter 9 Some Problems in the Rehabilitation of the Tubercular Alcoholic
Chapter 10 Attitudes of Delinquents as Measured By the Semantic Differential Scales
Chapter 11 The Testing Program in Vocational and Educational Guidance
Chapter 12 Semantic Differential and Delinquent Behavior
Chapter 13 Vocational Counseling and Planning
Chapter 14 Successful Work-Study Program for Mentally Retarded
Chapter 15 Vocational Rehabilitation Conseling and Adjustment of the Mentally Retarded
Chapter 16 Vocational Rehabilitation in Western Europe, Yugoslavia, and the United States 1971-1972
Chapter 17 Habilitation: A Cradle to the Grave Concept
Chapter 18 How Rehabilitation Programs Deal with Stigma Toward the Mentally Ill

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