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Pharmaceutical Packaging: Modernizing Standards for Glass & Elastomeric Components

USP Staff Submitted by USP Staff on Mon, 05/15/2017 - 15:38
Pharmaceutical Packaging

Establishing the suitability of packaging systems for pharmaceutical products is critical. With many new materials and applications entering the marketplace, testing procedures for these systems need to be revised regularly to make sure quality attributes are considered. To that end, USP has started an effort to modernize its packaging standards. Learn more.

Exploring Continuous Manufacturing Technology and Applications in the Pharmaceutical Industry

USP Staff Submitted by USP Staff on Mon, 03/13/2017 - 14:56
Pharmaceutical continuous manufacturing

As more drug makers adopt pharmaceutical continuous manufacturing, new technological developments and operational demands are resulting from new partnerships among academic centers and industry leaders, particularly in the past two years.  To this goal, USP recently formalized collaborations with Center for Structured Organic Particulate Systems (C-SOPS), a leader in research on PCM. Learn more about the opportunities in this field.

Building the Pipeline: African Women in Health and Science

USP Staff Submitted by USP Staff on Fri, 03/03/2017 - 10:33
African Women in Health and Science

Although women comprise a majority of the global health workforce, they are under-represented at the decision-making level of global policy and governance. This workforce pipeline challenge was a focus of recent remarks by the President of Mauritius, Her Excellency Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, during an event hosted by USP’s CePAT in Ghana to celebrate African women leaders in pharmacuetical regulatory affairs.