We are delighted to share insights from the participation of the Ukrainian Scientific Pharmacopoeial Center for Quality of Medicines in the recently concluded Joint USP-EDQM Symposium on Pharmaceutical Reference Standards. Since 2012, our enterprise has been a consistent participant in the recurring event.
On September 21, 2023, a virtual joint meeting of the Generic Medicines and Excipients Sectors and European Chapter of the USP Convention on New Nitrosamines Guidances was held. Among the participants was Dr. Natalia VOLOVYK, marking the presence of the Ukrainian Scientific Pharmacopoeial Center for Quality of Medicines.
Ukrainian Scientific Pharmacopoeial Center for Quality of Medicines successfully passed the supervisory audit and received a decision to confirm the validity of the certificate for the quality management system in accordance with the requirements of DSTU ISO 9001:2015 "Quality Management Systems. Requirements" (ISO 9001:2015, IDT) regarding the provision of services for the certification of pharmacopoeial reference standards of the State Pharmacopoeia of Ukraine, laboratory quality analysis…
The Consultation on Good Practices for Health Products Manufacture and Inspection, hosted by the Norms and Standards for Pharmaceutical Team & the WHO Prequalification Inspection Service (PQT), was held in Geneva, Switzerland, on 27-29 June 2023.
The 18th round of the Proficiency Testing Program for Quality Control Laboratories has been concluded. In the test Work of the analyst with a Mohr pipette, 22 laboratories participated, and in the test Qualification of an Analyst Working with the Spectrophotometry Method in the UV-VIS Range, 25 laboratories took part.
Ukrainian Scientific Pharmacopoeial Center for Quality of Medicines received a letter of appreciation from the Luhansk State Medical University. In particular, it is noted that the Ukrainian Scientific Pharmacopoeial Center for Quality of Medicines is a leader in the standardization and quality control of medicinal products in Ukraine and plays a leading role in Ukraine's healthcare and pharmaceutical industry.
On June 20-21, 2023, the 176th session of the European Pharmacopoeia Commission (EPC) was held in Strasbourg, France, in which Natalya Volovyk, Deputy Director for Quality of the Ukrainian Scientific Pharmacopoeial Center for Quality of Medicines, took part via video conference.
The kick-off meeting of the 14th International Meeting of World Pharmacopeias (IMWP), dedicated to reviewing mechanisms for internal collaboration and communication, took place on June 7, 2023.
At the 176th session of the European Pharmacopoeia Commission, the candidacy of Nelia Kyshynets, a senior researcher at the Ukrainian Scientific Pharmacopoeial Center for Quality of Medicines, has been approved for participation in the working group CTP: Cell Therapy Products of the European Pharmacopoeia based on the nomination by the secretariat of the national pharmacopoeial authority of Ukraine.
It is estimated worldwide that half of all medicines are inappropriately prescribed or dispensed, and half of all patients use them incorrectly.
The submission of results from participants of the 18th round of the Proficiency Testing Program for Quality Control Laboratories has been completed, and the processing of the results has begun.
From April 25 to 27, 2023, the Consultations on Quality Control and Pharmacopoeial Specifications for Medicines took place at the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The event was attended by 30 participants from all 6 WHO regions, either virtually or in person.