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Dr Claudia Pagliari comments on blockchain, punk rock and the pharmaceutical supply chain

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  • Claudia Pagliari

Description

Contribution to an article by Andy Extance in the Royal Society of Chemistry's monthly newsletter Chemistry World, discussing the value of distributed ledger and smart contract technologies for tracking the global medicines trade. Dr Pagliari discusses dimensions and diemmas of trust, accountability and good governance and highlights the potential of blockchain to address societal problems such as the opioid crisis, through improving transparency and accountability in the pharmaceutical supply chain.  

Period14 Aug 2018

Contribution to an article by Andy Extance in the Royal Society of Chemistry's monthly newsletter Chemistry World, discussing the value of distributed ledger and smart contract technologies for tracking the global medicines trade. Dr Pagliari discusses dimensions and diemmas of trust, accountability and good governance and highlights the potential of blockchain to address societal problems such as the opioid crisis, through improving transparency and accountability in the pharmaceutical supply chain.  

References

TitleBusinesses use blockchain to take on trustlessness
Media name/outletChemistry World
Date of coverage14/08/18
Producer/AuthorAndy Extance
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