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100K Africans Die From Fake Meds Each Year. Can She Save Them?

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Nwakah's mission, and the reason she stays, became clear shortly after her arrival in Lagos. Before she had gotten her driver's license, Nwakah relied on a friend to drive her around. One day, after being diagnosed with malaria, that friend died ?" not from the disease, but from the fake malaria medication he was taking. In 2017, Nwakah launched Medsaf to help tackle the counterfeit medicines that run rampant in Nigeria.

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