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Uganda to Deploy MediConnect’s Blockchain Platform for Tracing Fake Drugs

The Ugandan government has partnered with blockchain startup MediConnect to trace counterfeit drugs in the country, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on July 22.The President of Uganda, Yoweri Musevini, Minister of Health Jane Ruth Aceng, and other government officials granted support for MediConnect’s blockchain-based platform designed

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Ugandan President to Explore use of Blockchain to Tackle Counterfeit Drugs

MediConnect, the developer of a framework blockchain solution to trace and manage prescription medication, is pleased to announce that it has received indicative support from the Ugandan government to explore the use of its solution to tackle the spread of counterfeit drugs in the country. Uebert Angel, strategic partner of MediConnect,

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Walmart and MediLedger partnership will allow the tracking of prescription drugs in the blockchain

Retail giant Walmart joined MediLedger, a blockchain-based pharmaceutical consortium to track prescription drugs, CoinDesk reported. The move comes as Chronicled, Inc.’s MediLedger project prepares to launch a pilot program with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in early June. In February, the FDA announced that in its soon launching pilot project, participants

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Two Men Plead Guilty to Selling Drugs for Crypto and Laundering $2.8 Million

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance announced on April 23 that two men plead guilty for illicitly selling steroids and controlled substances and laundering millions of dollars in cryptocurrencies and Western Union payments.Callaway Crain, 35, and Mark Sanchez, also 35, were allegedly behind the darknet website “NextDayGear,” and also

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Nurse Accused of Selling Drugs on Silk Road and other Darknet Marketplaces for Bitcoin

A nurse in California has been arrested on suspicion of illegally selling opiates on the dark web on marketplaces such as Silk Road, AlphaBay, and Pandora in exchange for bitcoin since 2013. She was arrested last week and could face distribution and conspiracy charges.  Running a Successful Illegal Pharmacy on the Dark

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UAE Telecom Operator du Announces Blockchain Solution For Fake Drugs

UAE Telecom Operator du Announces Blockchain Solution For Fake Drugs January 18, 2019 by Akshay Makadiya UAE-based telecom operator du, previously known as Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company, has unveiled its latest Blockchain Platform as a Service (BPaaS) use case–eliminating fake drugs from the pharmaceutical supply chain. The announcement was made at

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