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Fighting Poor Quality Medicines in Guatemala

Latifa Boyce Submitted by Latifa Boyce on Thu, 10/22/2015 - 09:00
PQM Helps Fight Poor Quality Medicines in Guatemala

With assistance from USP's Promoting the Quality of Medicines (PQM) program, Guatemala’s official medicines control laboratory has retained their ISO 17025 accreditation, a major milestone in its quest to combat the proliferation of poor quality medicines within its borders.

Adulteration of Food Ingredients and Dietary Supplements Focus of USP Workshop

Anne Bell Submitted by Anne Bell on Tue, 10/20/2015 - 08:00
Adulteration of Food Ingredients and Dietary Supplements Workshop

Global food and dietary supplement experts to gather Dec. 3–4 for workshop on economically motivated adulterationa and fraud. Organized by USP, American Botanical Council, and Food Protection and Defense Institute, the event will feature new tools and standards for identification and mitigation.

NCPIE Talk About Your Medicines Month: Discussing Safe Use, Storage & Disposal

USP Guest Submitted by USP Guest on Mon, 10/12/2015 - 15:18
October is NCPIE Talk About Your Medicines Month

October is Talk About Your Medicines Month. Sponsored by NCPIE, a USP Convention member organization, this annual opportunity encourages patients and healthcare providers to engage in conversation about medications and their safe use, safe storage, and safe disposal.