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The project, referred to as mPedigree, assigns a distinctive code to real malaria medicines, printed on the trunk of medicine blister packs that customers can then text message to a central hotline to verify the standard of the drugs, the news services writes. Ghanaian entrepreneur Bright Simons created the mPedigree system; its technology and protection infrastructure is being provided by Hewlett Packard now, the news headlines service adds fda website . Based on the AP, the services is free to consumers, with pharmaceutical companies and governments footing the expenses.