The challenges posed by COVID-19 transcend international borders and require global solutions. This includes addressing the potential for substandard and falsified (SSF) COVID-19 vaccines, particularly in low- and middle-income countries. At the U.S.
While the global vaccination effort to curb the spread of COVID-19 continues to ramp up worldwide, access to COVID-19 vaccines, particularly in low- and middle-income countries, remains staggeringly low. In fact, low- and middle-income countries received less than one percent of available doses.
USP’s success in its mission to improve global public health through creation of standards and related programs depends in large part on the work of volunteers.
USP’s COVID-19 Vaccine Handling Toolkit is designed to help address the challenges nurses and other healthcare providers face every day in preparing, distributing and administering essential vaccines.