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May 21, 2020, 07:56 ET 100+ Experts Identified Top Threats and Opportunities for Global Health Just Before COVID-19 Emerged as the First Test of the Medicines Supply Chain

Just a few weeks before the first cases of COVID-19 were made public, a group of more than 100 leaders in health and medicine was imagining the...


May 21, 2020, 06:00 ET 100+ Experts Identified Top Threats and Opportunities for Global Health Just Before COVID-19 Emerged as the First Test of the Medicines Supply Chain

Just a few weeks before the first cases of COVID-19 were made public, a group of more than 100 leaders in health and medicine was imagining the...


Apr 02, 2020, 06:10 ET U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) offers hand sanitizer toolkit in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

The U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) is offering an online toolkit with guidelines from major public health organizations on compounding alcohol-based hand...


Mar 18, 2020, 16:29 ET U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) Offers Support for Developers of COVID-19 Antiviral Drugs and Vaccines

The U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) is providing free technical assistance to developers of medical treatments such as antiviral drugs and vaccines that can...


Jan 06, 2020, 10:46 ET United States Pharmacopeia Celebrates 200 Years of Building Trust in Medicines, Supplements and Foods

Two hundred years ago, medicines in the United States could often be deadlier than the cures they were meant to provide. That began to change in 1820 ...


Nov 13, 2019, 12:22 ET New Study Recognizes that Public Quality Standards Support US Generics Market

A new study released in the journal PLOS ONE found that on average, drugs with a public quality standard developed by the U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) had ...


Oct 02, 2019, 07:00 ET The United States Pharmacopeia selected by USAID to strengthen systems that improve the quality of medical products in low- and middle-income countries

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded a 5-year, $160 million cooperative agreement to the United States Pharmacopeia...


Jun 04, 2018, 12:30 ET Digital Therapeutics Alliance and USP Announce Collaboration

The Digital Therapeutics Alliance (DTA) and USP announced a collaboration to explore the development of appropriate standards and guidelines for...


Jan 23, 2013, 08:00 ET New Additions Increase Number of Records in USP Food Fraud Database by 60 Percent, Add Seafood, Clouding Agents and Lemon Juice as Foods Vulnerable to Fraud

Nearly 800 new records of "food fraud" added to the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention's (USP) Food Fraud Database present new information about foods...


Aug 22, 2011, 02:30 ET Relacionamento fortalecido entre a Indústria Farmacêutica Brasileira e a Organização Americana que estabelece padrões para qualidade de medicamentos

Compartilhando um objetivo de promover e manter um fornecimento de medicamentos de alta qualidade para os pacientes na América Latina, em particular...


Aug 22, 2011, 01:30 ET Medicamentos e Alimentos de Boa Qualidade São Destaques do Novo Acordo entre Universidade Brasileira e Organização Americana de Padrões

A disponibilidade de medicamentos e alimentos de alta qualidade desempenha um grande papel na ajuda para o desenvolvimento e proteção da Saúde...


Aug 18, 2011, 01:31 ET Atividades de educação visando a melhoria da Qualidade de Medicamentos Foco de novo acordo entre Agência Reguladora Brasileira (ANVISA) e a organização U.S. Pharmacopeia

Impulsionar e promover a saúde pública através de padrões de qualidade para medicamentos são as forças motrizes por trás do acordo assinado hoje pela ...


Jun 09, 2011, 02:46 ET USP-Brasil nomeia novo vice-presidente

A United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) nomeou o Sr. Nelson dos Santos como vice-presidente e gerente geral da filial de São Paulo, Brasil. A...


Feb 01, 2011, 09:37 ET Nova liderança interina na USP-Brasil

Para dar continuidade às parcerias com as autoridades de saúde pública brasileira e fabricantes de produtos farmacêuticos, a U.S. Pharmacopeial...


Jan 31, 2011, 01:11 ET New Interim Leadership for USP-Brazil

To further its continuing partnerships with Brazilian public health authorities and pharmaceutical manufacturers, the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention...