USP advances the well-being and safety of consumers and patients by advocating for quality medicines, dietary supplements and foods. We work to promote the integrity of the global supply chain, from discovery and manufacturing to distribution and use.
USP helps strengthen the world’s safety net for medicine, foods, and dietary supplements by working with experts in science and health to develop transparent standards for quality.
USP standards help ensure the quality of your medicines, foods and dietary supplements.
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We work in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and other Federal, State, and local agencies, practitioners, academia, industry and other stakeholders.
USP advances the quality and benefit of medicines, dietary supplements, and foods through evidence-based outreach, advocacy, and collaboration with Federal and state policy makers and other stakeholders.
USP advances the quality, safety and benefit of medicines and foods across the globe through international policy and regulatory analysis, advocacy, and collaboration with governments, multilateral institutions, regional cooperation initiatives and other stakeholder organizations.
Millions of people around the world lack access to quality medicines. Medicines We Can Trust is a global collaborative campaign highlighting the human impact of poor-quality medicines and advocating for the right to safe and quality medicines for everyone, everywhere.
Substandard and falsified medicines pose a grave global health threat causing more than a million patient deaths a year, reducing the effectiveness of medical treatment, contributing to drug resistant infections, depleting national health resources and posing a threat to domestic security.