Guidelines for field surveys of the quality of medicines: a proposal

PLoS Med. 2009 Mar 24;6(3):e52. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000052.


Paul Newton and colleagues propose guidelines for conducting and reporting field surveys of the quality of medicines.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Data Collection
  • Drug Contamination
  • Drug Stability
  • Drug Storage
  • Global Health
  • Guidelines as Topic*
  • Pharmaceutical Preparations / chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Preparations / standards*
  • Program Development
  • Quality Control
  • Sampling Studies


  • Pharmaceutical Preparations