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  • Factsheet - Ph. Eur. 10th Edition: Key figures
    Ph. Eur. 10th Edition: KEY FIGURES EUROPEAN PHARMACOPOEIA The new edition of the official Pharmacopoeia, valid 2020-2023 Applicable in 38 European countries NORTH AMERICA 2 observer states SOUTH AMERICA 2 observer states EUROPE 38 member states and the EU, as well as 6 observer states
  • Factsheet - European Pharmacopoeia - May 2020
    The basic purpose of a pharmacopoeia (from the Greek word φαρμακοποιΐα, which literally means “medicine-making”) is to ensure that medicines are safe and of good quality. Historically, medicines were produced in community pharmacies, but today almost all medicines in developed countries are produced industrially:
  • Factsheet - The European Day for Organ Donation and Transplantation - October 2019
    Held in a different country every year since 1996, the European Organ Donation Day (EODD) has been organised by the Council of Europe to help raise public awareness on the need for organ donation and to promote the principle of voluntary and non-remunerated donation.
  • Factsheet - OMCL Network - August 2018
    Presentation of the European Network of Official Medicines Control Laboratories: history, main figures and list of activities.
  • Factsheet - Certification of suitability - June 2021
    The Certification procedure is the process by which manufacturers of pharmaceutical substances which are covered by a monograph may obtain a Certificate of suitability to the monographs of the European Pharmacopoeia (CEP). Using CEPs, manufacturers can demonstrate that the quality of a substance is suitably controlled by the respective monograph of the European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) and is in compliance with current regulatory requirements.
  • Factsheet - The EDQM - June 2020
    The European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM) is a directorate of the Council of Europe. Its origins date back to 1964, when the international Convention on the Elaboration of a European Pharmacopoeia was adopted by the Council of Europe with the vision of creating a common European Pharmacopoeia.
  • Fact sheet - Reference Standards - November 2020
    The EDQM is responsible for establishing, monitoring and distributing the official Reference Standards (RS) of the European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.), which provide the legal and scientific basis for the control of the quality of medicines in Europe and worldwide
  • Factsheet - Pharmaceutical Care - Activities under CD-P-PH - May 2018
    PHARMACEUTICALS AND PHARMACEUTICAL CARE The Biological Standardisation, Network of Official Medicines Control Laboratories (OMCL) and HealthCare Department (DBO) is responsible for the Secretariat of the European Committee on Pharmaceuticals and Pharmaceutical Care (CD-P-PH) and its three subordinate committees of experts
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