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.
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.
Access to quality raw materials and increased stakeholder collaboration are needed to help ensure availability of monoclonal antibody (mAb) treatments for COVID-19 in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).
In simple terms, risk is the possibility of something bad happening. It’s the uncertainty around the consequences of an activity with respect to something that we value.