International Alliance for Biological Standardization (IABS)

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History

1955, Lyon (France), as International Association for Biologicals (IABS), by a group of independent experts in biologicals, as a commission of International Union of Microbiological Societies (IUMS). Original title: International Association of Biological Standardization (IABS) -- Association internationale de standardization biologique (AISB). Current title adopted 1999. A joint committee of IUMS Division of Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology (BAM) and IUMS Division of Virology. Originally also a committee of IUMS Division of Mycology.

Aims

Promote scientific and medical advancement of biologicals through partnership with those involved in research, development, production and regulation of human and veterinary biological products; provide a forum to reach consensus on topics important to medical scientists and other health care professionals; create a dynamic interface among leaders in clinical and basic research, biological product development, public health, manufacturing and regulation; educate health care professionals on relevant topics; promote these aims among workers on scientific issues in the biopharmaceutical industry, public health organizations, regulatory bodies, academic medicine and research; ensure approval of new biological products which are safe and effective.

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Activities

Meeting activities.

Structure

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Languages

English.

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Financing

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Consultative Status

World Health Organization (WHO) (Official Relations).

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 37 countries
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

UIA Org ID

C4498

Last News Received

2017
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