December 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted more clearly than ever the need for security and traceability at every step of the drug supply chain.

In the next issue of Pharma Technology Focus we look at how digitising the pharma supply chain – and utilising blockchain technology – can ensure medicines travel from manufacturer to patient with greater visibility and security, and reduce the risk of counterfeit drugs entering supplies.

Also, for patients that are struggling to get hold of vital medical because of supply chain issues or are left without legally approved medications due to political rulings, the dark web can be a tempting – if risky – solution.

To find out why illegal online pharmacies have become a final resort, we talk to some of those impacted by drug shortages, and the companies that are having to compete with illegal trade.


Editor | Eloise McLennan

Writers | Abi Millar, Darcy Jimenez, Kezia Parkins
Magazine Designer | Maria Gimenez

Graphic Designers | Anett Arc, Ashley McPherson, Tyrrell Lowe, Noemi Balint, Filipe Costa, Martina Labaiova, Dimeji Akinkuolie, Will Ingham​​​​​​​
Lead Designer | John Hammond 

Publisher | Susanne Hauner
Digital Publishing Director | Duncan West


Sales Manager | Nimai Amin

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