Global Health

When is an airline a critical part of the healthcare system?

When is an airline a critical part of the healthcare system? When countries—such as Ethiopia—must import life-saving medicines.

If you ask people about what it takes to ensure medicines quality, most answers focus on how a medicine is manufactured. But there’s more to the story. The conditions under which medicines are transported and stored also have a critical role in medicines quality. This role is all the more urgent when the lives of mothers and children are at stake.

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Opioid Crisis: USP’s Comments to the FDA

As government agencies consider solutions to the growing opioid crisis, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently sought public comment about ways to best address this national emergency. USP was pleased to provide our perspective about how public standards might help support the agency’s efforts, and to report on our recent discussions with stakeholders and the standards being considered by USP’s Healthcare Quality Expert Committee.  

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Protecting Medicines Quality in Africa: USP presents at 3rd Biennial Scientific Conference on Medical Products Regulation

Protecting Medicines Quality in Africa

Countries throughout Africa are working to harmonize standards to make processes more efficient and help bring needed pharmaceuticals to market, while protecting medicines quality. Learn more

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