Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance

3 Things to Know About Continuous Manufacturing and Pharmaceutical Quality Control

Continuous manufacturing is a method of mass production, where the materials involved flow continuously, without interruption. It enables manufacturing to be constant, operating 24/7 except for occasional maintenance shutdowns. In…
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Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance and the World Health Organization

Interested in pharmaceutical quality assurance? Find out how the World Health Organization plays a key role in developing global quality assurance standards.

The “Freshness Index” and What it Means for Students in Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance Courses

The world of pharmaceuticals is full of intense competition and exciting advances, but the balance sheets of the big industry players don’t always fully reflect that reality. It’s common for…
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Study Tips for Mature Students Beginning Pharmaceutical School

Are you considering returning to college after a long hiatus? Whether you want to upgrade your skillset to get promoted to your dream role, make a complete career switch, or…
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Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance Pros Rejoice: A New Alzheimer’s Drug May Slow Mental Decline

It is estimated by the Alzheimer Society of Canada that about 564,000 Canadians will suffer from dementia in 2016. Medical professionals will diagnose an additional 25,000 cases every single year,…
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3 Lessons From the Swine Flu ‘Pandemic’ for Students in Quality Control Courses

In 2009, the swine flu pandemic swept across the world. Everybody panicked and once vaccines became available, people jumped at the opportunity to take them to inoculate themselves from contracting…
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The ‘Pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance’ Explained for Pharmaceutical Training Students

The pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance (pCPA) includes all 13 provinces and territories, as well as the Federal Government, and negotiates to decrease the price of both generic and brand name drugs…
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A Day in the Life of a Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance Associate

The pharmaceutical industry is one of the most regulated industries on the planet—and with good reason. Whether a pharmaceutical product is providing much-needed pain-relief to a patient or helping to…
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Dissolution Testing: An Important Part of Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance

Ensuring the quality of pharmaceutical products is an important task. After all, if a manufacturing mistake produces a batch that dissolves slower than normal, patients might accidentally take an extra…
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Students Participate in Exciting Lab – Take a Look!

  Who doesn’t love Aspirin? It’s a common drug can treat pain, fevers and inflammation. In low doses, it can even prevent heart attacks, strokes and blood clotting. As a…
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