USP was founded nearly 200 years ago by eleven doctors who wanted to ensure that the nation had access to quality medicines. They put together the first pharmacopeia, a book of recipes for making tinctures, extracts, and other medicines.
When is an airline a critical part of the healthcare system? When countries—such as Ethiopia—must import life-saving medicines.
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