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 of pharmaceutical good practices in the regions of Ituri, Haut-Uele, and Bas-Uele.
  • Terre des hommes. Tdh is the leading Swiss organization for children’s aid. Every year, they provide assistance to over four million children and members of their communities in over 35 countries through health, protection, and emergency relief programs.
  • GOAL Global. GOAL is an international humanitarian aid agency, founded in Ireland in 1977. GOAL is committed to working with the most vulnerable communities across the world and supporting them in moving from crisis to survival and onto greater resilience. Today GOAL works across 14 countries in Africa, the Middle East, Latin America, and now Ukraine. In 2021 GOAL supported 18.5M people across these countries delivering humanitarian aid programs in resilient health, food and nutrition security, WASH, and sustainable livelihoods. Please visit https://www.goalglobal.org/

Through their applications, all three organizations confirm and emphasize their commitment to pharmaceutical quality assurance and overall to increasing access to quality medicines. It is encouraging to welcome them to our organization and we are looking forward to joint discussions, shared webinars, and collaboration in pharmaceutical inspections.”

The board has also accepted the application for an individual membership from Belèn Terrafatta. As an engaged public health pharmacist, Belèn has shown a strong commitment to accessing quality medicines throughout her career. We are counting on her expertise and experience in our internal and external discussions.

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