When is an airline a critical part of the healthcare system? When countries—such as Ethiopia—must import life-saving medicines.
Universal health coverage requires access to quality-assured medicines. Unfortunately, substandard and falsified medicines are highly preval
When a problem puts millions of lives at risk, costs economies billions of dollars and undermines decades of hard-earned health progress, it deserves prompt and strategic attention. I’m describing the consequences of poor-quality medicines – a worldwide problem that deserves worldwide attention.
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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Amid the backdrop of the 72nd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), USP introduced its Quality Institute – a center that will conduct much-needed research to foster evidence-based policy decisions that can help increase the availabil
Today, two billion people – more than 25% of the world’s population – benefit from the quality standards we develop with our partners for how medicines, dietary supplements, and food are produced. These standards help build a foundation for quality that makes the world a safer and healthier place. Click here to read more.
Men are more likely than women to smoke and drink alcohol, put off regular medical checkups, and make less than healthy choice. Some men use dietary supplements to help them achieve their health goals, with many good results. However, some scientists are becoming increasingly cautious about these supplements because of the way they can impact the liver. One way to avoid adulterated supplements is to seek out the USP Verified Mark on the labels.