WHO SUBSTANDARD PAEDIATRIC MEDICINE ALERT

This WHO Medical Product Alert refers to 4 substandard products, identified in Gambia and reported to WHO in Sept 2022.The four products are Promethazine Oral Solution, Kofexmalin Baby Cough Syrup, Makoff Baby Cough Syrup and Magrip N Cold Syrup from the manufacturer Maiden Pharmaceuticals Ltd, India. Laboratory analysis of samples confirmed that they contain unacceptable ...

Join this amazing Webinar about Pharmaceutical Quality Product

We are excited to announce that the Humanitarian Commodities Logistics (HCL) Community’s technical discussion is soon coming up this October 12th. With support from USAID’s Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance, field experiences that can improve quality assurance and traceability in each phase of the humanitarian response and in each supply chain function will be shared. This ...

Raffaella’s Literature Update

Ref. Ravinetto R, Singh JA. BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine Epub ahead of print. doi:10.1136/bmjebm-2022-111967 Dear Friends, Today, I took advantage of my role of coordinator of this platform, to share an ‘invited analysis’ that I recently co-authored with Jerome Singh in the BMJ Evidence Based Medicine. Traditionally, the results of medical and health research were first shared within the ...

Meet QUAMED’S latest Board Members

QUAMED would like to thank Enabel for having offered their meeting room and conference services for the in-person meeting of our board of directors. On Friday, the 23rd of September, the recently elected board (June 2022) met for the first time in person. Daniel Vandenbergh remains the board chair supported by Patrick Lukulay, Ph.D. as the vice-chair. Melanie Kempster (Relief International) is ...

Register for the Online Training: Ambient Transport and Cold Chain

If you are a manager, executive or the one responsible for the distribution and supply of pharmaceutical products, this is for you. What you will learn: How the experience made in the Cold Chain can support strategies for transport under ambient conditions. The different challenges and solutions that can be implemented demonstrate how requirements can ...

Raffaella’s Literature Update

Ref.    Vidhamaly V, Bellingham K, Newton PN, et al. The quality of veterinary medicines and their implications for One Health. BMJ Global Health 2022;7:e008564. Dear Friends,  Substandard and falsified (SF) veterinary medicines may lead to negative health impacts for animals, farming communities and beyond, but data are scarce and scattered. Therefore, Vidhamaly and colleagues conducted a review of ...

Warm Welcome to Ms Linda Mudyiwenyama

The QUAMED Team is very happy to welcome Ms Linda Mudyiwenyama, who’s joining our Operations Team as a regulatory expert. She’s a trained pharmacist with an MSc in Pharmacy Administration and Policy Regulation from the University of Western Cape, South Africa. For 10 years, she has dedicated herself to the Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe ...

QUAMED is delighted to announce its Quality Certification Programme (QCP)

QUAMED is happy to announce that the QUAMED Quality Certification Programme (QCP) is ready to be launched. The QCP is a certification program managed by QUAMED, where QUAMED issues certificates to manufacturers or wholesalers to attest that their operations, systems and procedures comply with the WHO standards. Three types of certificates may be delivered: one related to ...

EXCITING CELEBRATION: NRA Staff Complete QUAMED’S GSDP

Congratulations to all the NRA staff who are completing our GSDP inspections course, developed for PAHO on their virtual campus. Having just finished their final assignments, the English group is now planning the next steps to integrate the learnings into practice.

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QUAMED in Turkey: GSDP Technical Visits

Our expert Chiel Lijdsman conducted GSDP technical visits in Turkey and in North Eastern Syria for a period of 3 weeks that ended on the 12th of August. In Turkey he visited 5 suppliers and in NES he visited 8 suppliers. To accomplish all of that Relief International, International Rescue Committee, financially and logistically supported ...

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