ISO 9001:2015 and DQS in support of quality vaccines

ISO 9001:2015 and DQS in support of quality vaccines

“To promote the use of good quality vaccines and reagents for the control and eradication of animal diseases in Africa” is the declared mission of AU-PANVAC, the Pan African Veterinary Vaccine Centre of the African Union located in Debre zeit, Ethiopia.

DQS Ethiopia is very proud to be part of this important effort, and to have successfully certified the institute’s quality management system according to ISO 9001:2015.

The memorial at the gate commemorates the significant role AU-PANVAC played in the eradication of Rinderpest, owing to their profound commitment to quality and quality assurance.

Certification of quality management systems is still growing slowly in Africa, where according to ISO survey 2015, of the more than one million ISO 9001 certificates issued worldwide, the regional share is only 1.2% (Europe: 42.5% and East Asia and Pacific region: 40.9%.

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