Global Health Security: Why Women Matter

Maternal child health

Given the intersection between global health security and women's health, as well as women's unique role in strengthening health systems, it is critical to invest in women as change agents  Dr. Katherine Bond, USP's of VP International Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs explains.

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Pharmaceutical Packaging: Modernizing Standards for Glass & Elastomeric Components

Pharmaceutical Packaging

Establishing the suitability of packaging systems for pharmaceutical products is critical. With many new materials and applications entering the marketplace, testing procedures for these systems need to be revised regularly to make sure quality attributes are considered. To that end, USP has started an effort to modernize its packaging standards. Learn more.

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Research Fellows Contribute New Methods and Valuable Research at USP

Participants in USP’s Global Fellowship Program are making important scientific contributions in a number of critical areas thanks to the organization’s ongoing commitment to scientific mentorship. Read about USP’s 2016 global fellows and their important contributions that have great potential to improve public health.

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Music, Pets and Trolleys: USP Employees Celebrate Volunteer Week

Hermes van der Lee, Volunteer Trolley Docent

Knowing first-hand the impact and value of volunteers, it is no surprise that USP staff extend this same “spirt of voluntarism” beyond USP’s walls to the larger community. In recognition of National Volunteer Week, we asked staff to share the many different ways they “pay it forward.”

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My Work as a USP Volunteer: How the Heparin “Dream Team” Brought Hope to A Friend

Dr. Wesley (Wes) Workman, USP Volunteer

Dr. Wesley (Wes) Workman, USP Volunteer and Chair, General Chapters–Biological Analysis Expert Committee reflects on his volunteer role at USP and his work with what he refers to as the "dream team" of the heparin world.

 
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Is There an End to Malaria Without Quality Medicines?

World Malaria Day

Today, we join the global health community in marking World Malaria Day. As we reflect on the major strides being made against this deadly disease, we also recognize that critical obstacles remain. 

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Appreciating Science, Scientists, and the Questions They Ask

An appreciation of science, scientists, and the questions they ask. Read more.

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Increasing the Supply of a Life-Saving Anti-TB Medicine

World TB Day

TB kills more people than any other single infectious disease. Learn how PQM – a public health program supported by USAID & implemented by USP - is helping to increase the global supply of quality-assured kanamycin, an essential TB drug.

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Exploring Continuous Manufacturing Technology and Applications in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Pharmaceutical continuous manufacturing

As more drug makers adopt pharmaceutical continuous manufacturing, new technological developments and operational demands are resulting from new partnerships among academic centers and industry leaders, particularly in the past two years.  To this goal, USP recently formalized collaborations with Center for Structured Organic Particulate Systems (C-SOPS), a leader in research on PCM. Learn more about the opportunities in this field.

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There is Room for Girls in Science

Girls in Science

I think girls everywhere would like to see the day when we do not talk about great women scientists but just great scientists. Being a woman shouldn’t make your achievements any more or less impressive ~ Serena Piervincenzi

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