Wednesday, November 18, 2009

More Good News - Fighting Drug Counterfeiting - PQM

Learn about the latest worldwide effort to fight substandard and counterfeit drugs, in this PharmTech Talk article, USP and USAID Launch New Program to Improve Drug Quality.

In a nutshell, Alexis Pellek writes:

"The $35-million program, called Promoting the Quality of Medicines (PQM) will work to improve the safety of medicines in approximately 30 countries worldwide by working to strengthen regulatory bodies, increasing the supply of legitimate products, detecting and reducing availability of counterfeits through testing and other methods, and raising public awareness of the dangers of substandard drugs."
Previous Posts:
FDA Draft Guidance on Anti-Counterfeiting
FDA On Drug Counterfeiting
FDA - Global Drug Supply Chain Needs Better Oversight

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