Fake meds and grey market: A Sociocultural study on medicine consumption practices among Swedish residents
Summary, in English
Digitalization has been incorporated into nearly all levels of life in Sweden, including the provision of healthcare service. Accompanied by political strategies that incorporate liberal market logic into public sectors, medicines are made accessible through multiple purchasing channels, especially on the Internet. In this presentation, Rui Liu gives an account of the emergence of a grey health market where Substandard and Falsified medicines might circulate.