QUAMED Online Learning Platform

As previously announced, Quamed is working on an online learning platform with the aim to increase the knowledge and capability around the quality assurance of pharmaceuticals for staff working with public & private pharmaceutical suppliers and the national regulatory authorities. The development of this platform is supported by the Bureau of Humanitarian Affairs of USAID. ...

QUAMED Quality Certification Program (QCP)

QUAMED has launched, the QUAMED Quality Certification Program (QCP). The aim of the QCP is to support access to quality-assured medicines through an accreditation program that enables purchasers to identify reliable suppliers.   The QUAMED QCP provides a recognized quality assessment certification to public and private pharmaceutical wholesalers and manufacturers according to internationally recognized criteria as defined and adopted by the World Health Organization (WHO).    There ...

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QUAMED – Welcomed New members

The board of directors of QUAMED is happy to announce that in their December meeting, they warmly welcomed and accepted three membership applications from the following organizations. CADIMEBU. A regional medical store based in Bunia, DRC, and partner of the Congolese government with a mandate to make essential medicine accessible to the population and contribute to the promotion ...

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QUAMED Call to Auditors & Experts

As we grow, we’d like to launch a call to applications for independent and experienced experts and auditors who are interested in becoming validated QUAMED experts and auditors. We are looking for GSDP (Good Storage and Distribution Practices) auditors to conduct on-site audits of pharmaceutical suppliers, GSDP experts to perform GSDP technical visits, whether on-site or remotely, ...

JOB ALERT – ISO Certification Expert

QUAMED is looking for an expert to assist our team to prepare for an ISO certification (ISO 17021:2015, ISO 17065:2015 or ISO 19011:2018). The expert should be able to advise us as to which of the three ISO certifications would fit best with our Quality Certification Program (QCP). Having such a certification in addition to ...

Quamed keeps it green

In the course of 2022, QUAMED has started including the offset for the CO2 emissions of the travel of its experts and staff in our budgets. All our members and partners have contributed through the payment of their invoices. We fund CO2 compensation (# of tonnes) and we fund planting trees through ecologi.com. Since we started, we ...

QUAMED wishes you a wonderful year of 2023

The board of directors of QUAMED (Daniel Vandenbergh, Patrick Lukulay, Melina Kempster, Edwin de Voogd, Cecile Macé, Arsène Ouedragoo, and Daniel Berman) would like to join QUAMED’s executive director Ed Vreeke, to send our very best wishes for 2023 to all our members, partners, friends and followers.  We count on you in 2023 to continue ...

Quamed: Until we meet again in 2023!

Dear Partners, Members, Friends, and Followers of Quamed. We would like to take this opportunity to send our gratitude to all of you for your support and collaboration over the whole year of 2022. Thanks to you we were able to achieve so much and we look forward to an even more engaging and exhilarating 2023. On this note, ...

Yemen: GSDP Technical Visits

After a trip of almost 2 weeks, our expert Jason Bower will travel home from Aden, Yemen this weekend. Jason conducted GSDP technical visits with 9 pharmaceutical wholesalers. The selection of the suppliers was done by Relief International and QUAMED using, among other information, a pre-visit questionnaire that had been filled out by the suppliers ...

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Venezuela: GSDP Technical Visits

Our expert, the pharmacist Maria Moya, has returned from a visit to Venezuela. She conducted 11 GSDP technical visits of 11 suppliers located in 5 different municipalities. The assessments were done on the behalf of (and funded by): MDM Spain, International Rescue Committee, Save the Children International, Première Urgence International, Action Contre la Faim Spain ...

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