Since opening in 2013, USP–Ghana has trained more than 300 professionals from 39 African countries on a range of pharmaceutical regulatory, quality assurance, and quality control functions.

USP–Ghana works with partners to develop skills to deliver quality assured medicines to people who need them most. This includes:

  • Integrated training services for professionals in pharmaceuticals regulation and manufacturing
  • Comprehensive skills-building and human resource capacity development covering quality management systems, good laboratory practices, good manufacturing practices, and quality control procedures
  • Courses featuring lectures from working professionals in key sectors
  • Supply chain integrity and quality assurance and control consulting services to help detect and prevent medicine adulteration
  • Fostering South-South collaboration through regional harmonization initiatives, such as inter-laboratory training through USP’s Network of Official Medicines Control Laboratories

USP–Ghana is included under USP's ISO 9001:2008 certification and has earned accreditation to ISO 17025:2005.

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Quality Assurance of Medical Products


USP’s technical assistance supports
preventative measures to protect product quality.


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Network of Official Medicines
Control Laboratories


These networks provide laboratories with a
forum for sharing best practices
on medicines quality issues at
regional and national levels.