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Integrating Herbal Medicine into the Philippine Healthcare System

Integrating Herbal Medicine into the Philippine Healthcare System

With the successful commencement of the first ever Philippine Herbal Medicine Summit last October 25, 2016, the University of the Philippines - National Institute of Health (UP - NIH) Institute of Herbal Medicine brings it back this October 4 - 5.


Microspheres: A Novel Drug Delivery System

Microspheres: A Novel Drug Delivery System

A novel drug delivery system has recently been acknowledged, and it is with the use of microspheres. They are defined as solid, spherical particles ranging in size from 1 to 1000 µm.


Track and Trace Compliance: "The Serialization Challenge"

Track and Trace Compliance: "The Serialization Challenge"

Last June 2017, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have released Draft Guidance regarding Product Identifier Requirements under the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA).


Biological Safety 101

Biological Safety 101

Biosafety is defined as the discipline which addresses the containment and safe handling of infectious microorganisms and hazardous biological materials.


RABS and Isolators: A Clash of Roles

RABS and Isolators: A Clash of Roles

The International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) released the term 'Advanced Aseptic Processing (AAP)', which covers both the Restricted Access Barrier System (RABS) and the isolators, which aims to cater for product protection and containment during on-going manufacturing operations by separating operators from the process.


The Future: Radionanomedicine Trailblazes

The Future: Radionanomedicine Trailblazes

The new medicinal technology, radionanomedicine, is the simultaneous application of nuclear medicine with nanomedicine. This takes advantage of radiomedicine using trace technology, where minute amounts of materials are biologically distributed in vivo.


Sterility, Safety and Quality

Sterility, Safety and Quality

What do implants, vaccines, allergenic extracts, dialysis and ophthalmic solutions have in common? Sterility.


Contain, Don’t Feel, Don’t Let Them In!

Contain, Don’t Feel, Don’t Let Them In!

Biocontainment involves the provision of a physical containment to prevent the unintentional infection of a personnel. Harmful discharge into the immediate workplace is also lessened during scientific research or manufacturing processes.