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Using Blockchain for Traceability in the Drug Supply Chain

  • Jennifer Cristina MolinaEmail author
  • Daniela Torres DelgadoEmail author
  • Giovanni TarazonaEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 1027)

Abstract

The illegal trade of medication is a problem which has claimed lives all over the world. In spite of the efforts from different international institutions aiming to stop this situation, illegal sales continue to grow. The following article proposes the use of Blockchain technology as a solution to the traceability problems and lack of control in the drug trade, as well as the way different entities would participate in it.

Keywords

Blockchain Counterfeit Medication Security 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Francisco José de Caldas District UniversityBogotáColombia

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