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UAE to start producing own medicine

Locally produced medicine in UAE

Some 827,000 people between the ages of 20 and 79 have diabetes in the UAE, according to the Ministry of Health.

December 3, 2012 8:28
 
Egyptian firm in fake Avastin scam proves elusive

Egyptian firm in fake Avastin scam proves elusive

The trail of counterfeit copies of the multibillion-dollar cancer drug Avastin leads to an address in a crowded Cairo suburb, with no sign of the firm named by international suppliers as the source of the product.

February 22, 2012 12:53
 
Special report: Ferreting out fakes

Special report: Ferreting out fakes

Counterfeit wristwatches and handbags used to be restricted to back alleys. But these products are now swamping the Internet on a massive scale.

June 20, 2010 11:38
 
Counterfeit drugs

Counterfeit drugs

Around 35% of the medication sold in the Middle East is fake, compared to just 1% in the US. Kipp examines the threat posed by this $75 billion global trade, and what regional policymakers are doing about it.

March 15, 2010 7:50
 
More finger pointing

More finger pointing

A plastic surgeon accusing a UAE hospital of negligence.

February 5, 2009 3:38
 
Say it as it is, doc

Say it as it is, doc

Doctors may have to prescribe medicine by their scientific names

February 1, 2009 3:02