US campaigns against fake drugs in Sri Lanka

Last Updated: Fri, Oct 15, 2010 13:50 hrs

Colombo, Oct 15 (IANS) The US embassy will host a string of seminars in Sri Lanka to help combat counterfeit drugs.

The seminars will show how pharmacists, doctors and government officials can work together to protect Sri Lankans against the dangers of counterfeit drugs, an embassy statement said Friday.

The seminars will be organised with help from the Sri Lanka Chamber of Pharmaceutical Industry, the National Intellectual Property Office and the American Chamber of Commerce.



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