At USP, everything we do is in service of our mission to help protect and improve the health of people around the world. From the standards we create to the partnerships we foster, we continually work to build and reinforce a foundation that draws us closer to a world where everyone can be confident of quality in health and healthcare.
USP envisions a world in which all have access to high quality, safe, and beneficial medicines and foods. USP approaches this vision with a sense of urgency and purpose, strengthened by its cadre of dedicated volunteers, members, and staff, and by working collaboratively with key stakeholders across the globe.
As the world gets smaller and more connected, quality issues affect everyone. Diseases travel. Drug resistance grows. Fake medicines kill. The foundation of quality we’re building helps address these and other global health issues. Whether decreasing the prevalence of substandard and poor-quality medicines or helping to curb antimicrobial resistance, we’re there working to protect the health of people all over the world.
Our mission is to improve global health through public standards and related programs that help ensure the quality, safety, and benefit of medicines and foods.
Governments and health policy makers around the world need more data about the benefits of quality medicine to make strategic decisions about where to invest scarce resources. The USP Quality Institute will provide much-needed research and data to enable evidence-based policy decisions that can help increase the availability of quality medicines everywhere, helping to build a foundation for a healthier world.