Nigeria and Benin are both countries that have faced a widespread epidemic of counterfeit drugs. Nigeria with the use of awareness programs and the Patent Medicine Vendors protocol was able to control the problem. Benin, on the other hand, struggled with the application of this model. This article will provide a brief introduction into the issue of counterfeit drugs and then compare Nigeria and Benin’s strategies in combating this issue.
Chan, Veronica; Lui, Iris; Lun, Grace; and Nagji, Naushin
"From Nigeria to Benin: Applying a Vendor Awareness Initiative to Combat the Counterfeit Drug Trade,"
17, Article 6.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.mcmaster.ca/meducator/vol1/iss17/6