Crossword Puzzle: Fake Medicines

A version of this blog by my colleague, Amy O'Connor, originally appeared on LillyPad U.S.

Building a healthier world requires collaboration and coordination. This week, advocates for health care safety have united to improve efforts to create a safer world as part of Patient Safety Awareness Week. Working to fight fake medicines represents one way we can all help to ensure patient safety.

 From law enforcement agencies shutting down thousands of websites to pharmaceutical companies utilizing technologies like serialization to protect against counterfeiting, we need to stand united in our efforts to fight fake medicines.

So how much do you know about this fight? Test your knowledge today by taking on our crossword puzzle:


Increasing public awareness has proven to be one of the most important factors in successfully stopping the purchase of fake medicines. To mark Patient Safety Awareness Week, share this crossword with your friends and family on Twitter or Facebook to help spread the word!

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