Quality Assurance of Pharmaceuticals - A Compendium of Guidelines and Related Materials - Volume 1
(1997; 248 pages) [French] View the PDF document
Table of Contents
Open this folder and view contentsIntroduction
Open this folder and view contents1. National drug regulation
Open this folder and view contents2. Product assessment and registration
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Open this folder and view contents4. The international pharmacopoeia and related activities
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Close this folderNational laboratories for drug quality surveillance and control1
View the document1. Introduction
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Open this folder and view contents3. Medium-size drug control laboratory
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Close this folder6. Implementation of control laboratory projects
View the document6.1 Feasibility study
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Open this folder and view contentsGood laboratory practices in governmental drug control laboratories1
Open this folder and view contentsSampling procedure for industrially manufactured pharmaceuticals1
Open this folder and view contents7. International trade in pharmaceuticals
Open this folder and view contents8. Counterfeit products
Open this folder and view contents9. Training
View the documentSelected WHO publications of related interest
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6.2 Phasing of development

The rate of development of any laboratory service is commonly limited by the availability of qualified and experienced personnel and the possibilities for further training. New techniques should never be introduced into routine testing programmes until a high standard of performance is assured. Initially, it is prudent to concentrate on the development of chemical and physical techniques of analysis and testing, and to defer the introduction of microbiological and biological techniques to a later stage.

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