International agencies crackdown on fake medicines
- TGA's participation in INTERPOL's Operation Pangea, which tackles the trade of illicit and counterfeit therapeutic goods worldwide, led to intercepting more than $2 million of illegally imported products.
- Between 24 May and 16 June, the ACBPS, TGA and APVMA took part in an international crackdown on fake and illegal medicines
- The Internet can offer consumers a convenient way to access therapeutic goods. However, online purchases of medicines or medical devices should be approached with caution.