Consumer Updates > FDA Invention Fights Counterfeit Malaria DrugsPosted: April 24, 2013
Now, armed with an innovative, portable tool invented by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) scientists, FDA officials have launched a public-private partnership to combat counterfeit or substandard malaria medicine. The tool allows workers in the field, even in remote locations, to quickly, easily and cheaply identify suspect medicine.
The tool, simply named the Counterfeit Detector Device, Version 3, or CD-3, will be deployed and tested in Ghana this year and next. A second testing program is planned in a location yet to be determined