Earlier this year I posted the first part of 'Around the world in 80 ways' focussing on API supply chains. Here as promised is part 2.
I joined the MHRA as a GMDP Inspector in January 2013. My position involves inspecting domestic and overseas manufacturers and also UK importers. I previously worked in the pharmaceutical industry for 19 years, where I held roles in a number of areas including development, scale-up, process validation, outsourcing, regulatory affairs and QA.
The supply chain for Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) has been increasing in complexity for a number of years with the potential for a number of players to be involved, with multiple possible routes around the world available (significantly more than …