When the UN General Assembly declared March 8 a day to support women's rights and participation in the global arena, it recognized the critical role of women and girls in achieving global development goals.
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.
We live in an age where the use of computers and software systems are directly integrated into the practice and delivery of healthcare. This digitization of healthcare has led to innovations such as electronic health records, telemedicine, wearable devices, and even digital therapeutics.
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
In conversations about the role of quality standards in public health, you might come across the words “compendia” and “compendial.” At USP, terms like “compendial approaches,” “compendial standards,” and “compendial tools” are part of our everyday vocabulary.
The opioid crisis in the U.S. seems to be part of nearly every news broadcast and news site today. And based on the number of people affected by this crisis, serious conversations about how to help are more important than ever.