Tackle the rise of counterfeit drugs during a pandemic, here’s the solution

there are about 25 percent of counterfeit drugs circulating from the total drug business in Indonesia.

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — The Covid-19 pandemic has increased business production fake medicine in Indonesia experienced an increase of 3.8 percent. Data released from the Indonesian Anti Counterfeiting Society (MIAP) shows that there are around 25 percent of counterfeit drugs circulating from the total drug business in Indonesia.

“If people buy vitamins and health supplements from sellers whose authenticity is not certain, it will be very risky because people do not know whether the products they buy are genuine and suitable for consumption. This is a threat,” said Natali Ardianto, CEO of Jovee, responding to the widespread circulation of counterfeit drugs in Indonesia in a statement in Jakarta, Monday (24/1/2022).

Natali realized pandemic Covid-19 This has made public awareness to increase in choosing healthy foods and in taking vitamins. He said this awareness arose because of the community’s need to maintain their stamina.

“The effects it produces start from the emergence of public awareness to consume vitamins and health supplements. Unfortunately, nowadays there are many seasonal sellers and drug manufacturers whose authenticity and quality are not guaranteed,” he said.

Natali said that Jovee’s presence is expected to help the community in obtaining vitamins and supplements with guaranteed quality and authenticity. Jovee, he said, is an application that provides vitamin and supplement needs that are tailored to the needs, lifestyle, and health targets of each individual. “In addition to the mobile application, Jovee can also be accessed through the website and the Official Store,” he said.

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