Standards play an important role in the global medicines supply chain, helping governments and manufacturers increase the availability of safe, quality medicines, as well as building patient and health provider trust. In fact, quality standards are a big reason why we in the U.S. can get a prescription filled at our neighborhood pharmacy and trust that the medicine we receive will be safe and work as it should.
India is often referred to as the ‘pharmacy of the world’ and is undeniably the leading manufacturing hub for many of the world’s most essential medicines.
USP’s supplier qualification standard became official on Aug.
Revised on: January 17, 2023
Since the start of the pandemic, the U.S. government has allocated over $34 billon to improve U.S. medicines supply chain resilience.