Drug Shortages

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In the 1960s, almost all children diagnosed with the most common pediatric cancer, acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), were dead within 5 years. The steady and dramatic rise in survival rates since then means that today these kids have a near-90% chance...
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After much focus at recent conferences and in publications on understanding the manufacturing- and quality-related causes of drug shortages, delegates at the 2016 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo in Atlanta, Georgia, had the opportunity to hear from a panel of...
Training
The prevention of drug shortages is critically important to public health. As a not-for-profit global organization with both industry and regulatory members in 90 countries, ISPE is uniquely positioned to facilitate...
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For nearly a decade, ISPE and a task force of industry leaders have been working on ways to better understand the root causes and possible mitigations for drug shortages. ISPE has engaged leaders from more than 30 major...
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Tuesday afternoon also saw an education session on drug shortages, led by Diane L. Hustead, Associate Director, Regulatory Affairs, Merck & Co. Inc. She introduced the two speakers and explained that each presentation would be followed by a Q&A...
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General Session On Drug Shortages Reveals Progress article is featured in the July/August 2016 issue of Pharmaceutical Engineering® Magazine to be published this month. Drug shortages were the topic of the General Session on Day 1 of the ISPE/FDA/PQRI...
News & Press Releases
09 January 2017
Working with The Pew Charitable Trusts (Pew), the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) today released the results of a joint study, Drug Shortages: An Exploration of the Relationship between U.S. Market Forces and Sterile...
News & Press Releases
08 June 2016
(Bethesda, Maryland, USA, 8 June 2016) – The International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) recognized 2016 category winners Baxter BioPharma Solutions and Jannsen Vaccines AG for their exceptional leadership in Drug Shortage Prevention...
iSpeak Blog
The ISPE Drug Shortages Introductory Webinar The prevention of drug shortages is critical to public health. For years, drug shortages have been a worldwide problem, and ISPE is committed to finding solutions and educating industry professionals about...
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ISPE Board Chairman Joseph Famulare (Vice President, Global Quality Compliance and External Collaboration Genentech/Roche, Pharma Technical Operations) appeared on NPR’s The Diane Rehm Show Monday to talk about Drug Shortages. Along with three other...