November 2014

Thanksgiving is Serious Fun at USP

Thanksgiving at USP

At USP, we are thankful for the many chemists, pharmacists, food scientists, biologists, food lawyers, regulation lawyers, and countless other professionals who work hard to make sure that the United States literally sets “high standards” for quality medicines, supplements and foods. 

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Women Scientists Help Africa Face Pharmaceutical Challenges

Women scientists help Africa's pharmaceutical industry

Like most African countries, the challenges facing the Zambian pharmaceutical industry are vast. But under the leadership of Ms. Esnart Mwape, Director General of the Zambia Medicines Regulatory Authority, challenges such as counterfeit drugs are being addressed, as the Authority respositions itself to take charge of the market. Read more.

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How Fear of Ebola Is Paving the Way for Poor-Quality Medicines

Fear of Ebola

In Liberia, sellers of poor-quality medicines are capitalizing on public fears about Ebola. Learn what the Liberia Medicines and Health Products Regulatory Authority is doing about it and how the Promoting the Quality of Medicines Program--a collaborative effort between USAID and USP--is playing a role.

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Committed to Quality

An organization founded upon quality

At USP, we bring a commitment to quality to everything we do - on World Quality Day and everyday.

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USP Encourages Quality Health & Volunteerism

USP Heart Walk

USP - built on the concept of volunteers working together to improve public health - will host a first-ever company Heart Walk to raise awareness and funds to support heart -related research.

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Quality at USP

Quality as USP

While USP is most well-known for its quality standards for medicines and their ingredients, USP also has initiatives focused on food ingredients, dietary supplements and other areas associated with the global supply of medicines. In celebration of World Quality Month, read more about USP's efforts related to product quality and standards.

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