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Strengthening Health Systems Through Sustainable Interventions

The PQM program helps low- and middle-income countries strengthen health systems by building capacity in the regulation and manufacture of medicines. This helps increase availability of lifesaving, quality-assured medicines that are vital to accelerating universal health coverage, ensuring healthy lives, and promoting well-being for all people of all ages. PQM is USAID’s intervention for ensuring the quality, safety, and efficacy of medicines. Learn more about how PQM achieves these objectives:

*Data from PQM during FY 2016.

12 Countries assisted with quality monitoring and surveillance
51 Local manufacturers of essential medicines supported
40 National laboratories increased capacity to test medicines quality
16 National regulatory systems strengthened with new procedures