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.
In Nigeria, mothers frequently deliver their babies at home—only 36 percent deliver at health care facilities. Giving birth without the assistance of trained healthcare providers leaves babies vulnerable to infections, and some can be fatal.
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.
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Amid the backdrop of the 72nd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), USP introduced its Quality Institute – a center that will conduct much-needed research to foster evidence-based policy decisions that can help increase the availabil
Today, two billion people – more than 25% of the world’s population – benefit from the quality standards we develop with our partners for how medicines, dietary supplements, and food are produced. These standards help build a foundation for quality that makes the world a safer and healthier place. Click here to read more.
The 70th World Health Assembly (WHA70) convened in May 2017, in Geneva, Switzerland, where hundreds of public health experts converged to discuss crucial global health topics including, antimicrobial resistance, global health security, health systems strengthening and more.
Given the intersection between global health security and women's health, as well as women's unique role in strengthening health systems, it is critical to invest in women as change agents Dr. Katherine Bond, USP's of VP International Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs explains.
Knowing first-hand the impact and value of volunteers, it is no surprise that USP staff extend this same “spirt of voluntarism” beyond USP’s walls to the larger community. In recognition of National Volunteer Week, we asked staff to share the many different ways they “pay it forward.”