TrustaTAG is a product of TrustaTAG Systems and forms a patented system that provides unique 2D barcodes/TAGs printed on packs, cartons, strip packs etc. which enable consumers to use their own mobile phones to simply scan a TAG and receive detailed, enhanced, legally compliant, pre-approved information on the specific product in question, such as healthcare product information.

Where Implemented

Within healthcare TrustaTAG’s customers include pharmaceutical manufactures – both local and multinational, pharmacy retailers, various pharmacy industry bodies, neutraceutical companies, donor funder organisations, pharmaceuticals distributors and wholesalers to name a few.

Contribution to eHealth in SA

TrustaTAG’s task within health is to provide information to the consumer in laymen terms and in their own language pertaining to the product they are taking; and in addition provide for authentication of product, track and trace, batch recalls etc. all on a basic mobile phone.

The Patient Information Leaflet (PIL) initiative is being rolled out across the pharmaceutical sector to provide PILs of medicines electronically (via a basic mobile phone) to the healthcare professional and to the patient/consumer.

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