Track-and-Trace Technology

On the Right Track: The Impact of Track-and-Trace Technology on the Reduction of Pharmaceutical Counterfeiting

Author: Akan Oton, Catalent

Counterfeit drugs are an adverse symptom of the complexity of the pharmaceutical distribution network, demanding that manufacturers and other stakeholders drive toward implementing track-and-trace solutions to secure the global supply chain. The author, global marketing director at Catalent, discuss the pros and cons of various track-and-trace technologies and explores the larger global problem of the lack of safety regulations in foreign countries where counterfeit medication usually originates.