Nigerian Girls Win Silicon Valley Prize for Fake Drugs App

Save a Soul, a team of five students from the Regina Pacis Secondary School Onitsha in Anambra State, developed a mobile application called, FD Detector, to tackle the problem of fake pharmaceutical products in the country. The app can confirm the authenticity and expiration status of a pharmaceutical drug by scanning the barcode.

Save a Soul, are the first Nigerian team to participate in the junior category of the competition since its inception in 2010.


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