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The global supply chain

Strengthening the global medicines supply chain

The global medicines supply chain is complex and vulnerable to disruptions. While USP has a long-standing legacy of addressing supply chain issues, the COVID-19 pandemic is a threat unlike any the world has seen. We are developing insights on current vulnerabilities in the supply chain and devising ways to strengthen it for the future.   

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graphic showing supply chain points

Increasing transparency in the medicines supply chain:

Harnessing information to inform effective action to reduce vulnerabilities and prevent or mitigate disruptions in the global supply of quality medicines.

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Combating medicine shortages

Learn how USP India is responding to drug shortages and protecting public health.

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Pandemic preparedness

For regulators in low- and middle-income countries.

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