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Medicine quality in Philippines and region strengthened with Philippine FDA's accreditation
Date:7/12/2010

Rockville, Md., July 12, 2010 In an effort that will contribute to raising the quality of medicines in the Philippines and surrounding regions, the Laboratory Services Division (LSD) of the Philippine Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has attained the internationally recognized accreditation for testing and calibration laboratories, International Organization for Standardization/ International Electrotechnical Commission (ISO/IEC) 17025:2005. The FDA celebrates this achievement with its partners who assisted the laboratory in earning accreditation, including the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Promoting the Quality of Medicines (PQM) Program, implemented by the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP).

"This is a milestone not only for the FDA, but for the people of the Philippines and the surrounding region," said Ms. Maria Lourdes C. Santiago, M.Sc. M.M., chief, LSD. We are demonstrating our commitment to public health by adherence to international standards for laboratory quality management. We greatly appreciate the timely support from USAID and PQM, which allowed us to anticipate and address issues prior to the formal accreditation process."

Added Ms. Nancy Tacandong, director, FDA, "I am thankful that USAID and PQM came at an opportune time and helped FDA in gaining accreditation. Filipino consumers and export industries stand to benefit from this achievement of the FDA."

PQM staff conducted training at the Philippines FDA on Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), Dissolution testing, and High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) analysis focused on the fixed-dose combination anti-tuberculosis (TB) medicine containing pyrazinamide, rifampicin, isoniazid and ethambutol. One of the main goals of this training was to equip analysts at both the main FDA site and the satellite laboratories in Cebu and Davao with the necessary analytical skills to determine the quality of anti-TB medicines in the Philippines. '/>"/>

Contact: Francine Pierson
fp@usp.org
301-816-8588
US Pharmacopeia
Source:Eurekalert

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