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 to deal with various issues in the pharmaceutical sector. Specifically, the government stated that it would deploy the platform for tracking counterfeit drugs. The platform enables the recording of prescription medication, thus identifying counterfeit drugs and preventing their distribution in…

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Europol Reveals Gamified Coin Tracing Training for Law Enforcement at Crypto Conference

Europol — the law enforcement agency of the European Union — is hosting its sixth cryptocurrency conference, with over 300 crypto experts from law enforcement and the private sector reportedly in attendance. The news was revealed in a Europol press release published on June 14. The conference — organized by Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) and hosted June 12-14 at the Europol headquarters in the Hague, Netherlands — is allegedly the largest law enforcement crypto event in Europe. Per the press release, the conference focused on opportunities to strengthen cooperation…

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