Quality Assurance and Quality Control Proposal to RCE-VIHSCM

We are delighted that the RCE-VIHSCM (https://hscm.ur.ac.rw/), part of the University of Rwanda, has positively evaluated our proposal to develop for them a Master’s Degree Program in Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance and Quality Control. The proposal was developed by a consortium composed of QUAMED, ITM, Action Medeor and two other organisations. We hope to finalize the ...

Enabel: Access to Quality Vaccine

For our francophone colleagues. Please read the article by Jean van Wetter, Executive Director of Enabel. On important issues such as access and quality in the Covid-19 era with reference to DRC, ITM and QUAMED: https://lnkd.in/dUDxXgy

CDC reminds us of Safety Measures against COVID-19

The advice coming from the CDC is welcome. Please follow the link: https://m.emailupdates.cdc.gov/rest/head/mirrorPage/@z0zhX8hSzzATXgiOIWBOdyNo1iW29LUsDSypbLX1lijxXTotSyO-mjK9aTuCjL0KlbnmsXNwVc_biQf_LKNXcPPldk-sLrRVVV72cfQf49fGyEwj.html It is important to follow the CDC advice (wearing a mask and sanitizing hands) but also to make certain that the masks and hand sanitation products that we purchase and distribute are good quality products”. If you want to review the sources of ...

Be-Cause Health Meeting

On the 28th of January, the Medicines working group of Be-cause Health met. The minutes of the meeting are availableon this page, under external documents, minutes of the working group: https://www.be-causehealth.be/en/bchgroups/access-to-quality-medicines/. You can also use the direct URL of the document to link to https://www.be-causehealth.be/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/210128-BH-WG-Medicines-Minutes-Final.docx.

Medical Product Quality Reports by IDDO

Please do visit on a regular basis the IDDO site for information and to download their medical product quality reports. These reports are a great source of information. In the last issue, for example, they identified over 469 relevant articles that reported on incidents related to COVID-19 medical products. The articles covered more than 534 ...

RAFFAELLA’S LITERATURE UPDATE

Be-cause Health & QUAMED literature updates Ref The selection and use of essential in vitro diagnostics: report of the third meeting of the WHO Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on In Vitro Diagnostics, 2020 (including the third WHO model list of essential in vitro diagnostics). Geneva: World Health Organization; 2021 (WHO Technical Report Series, No. 1031). ...

Webinar QUAMED services

We would like to thank our members for their participation. A total of 42 of our members and some prospective membres participated in our French (Monday the 25th of January 2021) and English (Tuesday, the 26th) webinars on our technical services. Sandrine Cloëz and Laurine Lavergne presented in some detail the technical visits and audits ...