PROJECT PERF-APPRO

On the 14th of April, the QUAMED team (Laurine LAVERGNE, Jean Christophe Pelissier and Chiel Lijdsman) presented the results of the evaluation of the PERF-APPRO program funded by Expertise France. We visited the Comoros, Djibouti, Guinea and Mauritania. We found that each of the central medical stores had significantly improved its MQAS standards compliance. ACAME and the ...

Members: New Organisations

We are happy to welcome both Medical Teams International and action medeor e.V. as new members of QUAMED. We have now 29 organisational members and 19 individual members.  MTI is a US-based NGO providing care in the development and humanitarian settings with access to quality medicines component. Action Medeor, based in Germany with branches in Tanzania and ...

Call for petition

Sign this European Citizens’ Initiative to get the European Commission to take action to make vaccines and pandemic treatments a global public good, freely available to all. As COVID19 spreads rapidly around the world, we invite you to help accelerate solutions. No one is safe until everyone has access to safe and effective treatments and ...

Member Alert

We are delighted to welcome Dr Arsene Ouedraogo as a new individual QUAMED member. His experience and expertise will strengthen us at various levels in the work we do at Quamed.  Dr Arsene Ouedraogo is an Epidemiologist and a laboratory specialist. He has more than 15 years of experience in pharmaceutical regulation, health product supply ...

JOB ALERT

Save the Children is HIRING! Looking for a Global Pharmacy Advisor- Maternity CoverThis is an exciting opportunity to join Save the Children team. The main responsibilities include leading the pharmacy services work-stream by providing input to develop/strengthen relevant policies, procedures, and guidelines, supporting to building capacity of SCI(regionally and globally), and strengthening strategic partnerships. Find ...

NEW MEMBER ALERT

We are pleased to announce our newest Member, Dr Gamaledin Khalafalla Mohamed Ali, from Sudan. He holds a PhD from Nottingham Trent University – UK. He has worked with the National Medical Supplies Fund (NMSF) for more than 8 years in transforming the NMSF into a National Medical Supplies Fund after the National Assembly has ...

NEW MEMBER ALERT

We are happy to welcome Dr. Patrick Lukulay as a new member of QUAMED. Patrick is a globally-recognized leader in the area of pharmaceutical QA. He holds a PhD in Analytical Chemistry. He is a public health professional and a pharmaceutical scientist with many years of experience working in the pharmaceutical industry. He has worked ...

Quamed: Additional Team Members to the Technical Committee

Part and parcel of the QUAMED organisation are our Technical Committee (TC)  (see https://www.quamed.org/about-us/). The TC is the guardian of our quality standards and its members provide the technical support and expertise we require. They also ensure the quality assurance of our activities. The members of the TC are all respected members of their profession and ...

RAFAELLA’S LITERATURE UPDATE

Be-cause Health & QUAMED literature updates Ref. Tuck C et al.  Quality assurance and cancer medicines in low-income and middle-income countries. Lancet Oncol 2021; 22: 301-3. Available at https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanonc/article/PIIS1470-2045(21)00055-3/fulltext?rss=yes Dear Friend, I would like to highlight a short but important commentary from Tuck and colleagues, raising awareness on the quality challenges for cancer medicines available in ...

Guinea: Evaluation of the PERFAPPRO program.

QUAMED consultant Jean-Christophe Pelissier in Guinea with the team from the Central Pharmacy of Guinea for the evaluation of the PERFAPPRO program. As a reminder, the PERF-APPRO project was officially launched on July 17, 2017, in Ouagadougou. It aims to “contribute to ensuring the quality of essential health products supplied by CAME’s member National Purchasing ...