|Employer||Council of Europe - European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare|
|Head Office||Strasbourg, France|
|Working for Council of Europe - European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare||
The European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (http://www.edqm.eu) is a leading organisation that protects public health by enabling the development, supporting the implementation and monitoring the application of quality standards for safe medicines and their safe use. Its standards are recognised as a scientific benchmark world-wide. The European Pharmacopoeia is legally binding in European member states. Similarly, the EDQM develops guidance and standards in the areas of blood transfusion, organ transplantations and consumer health issues. Its mission is to contribute to the basic human right of access to good quality medicines and healthcare and to promote and protect human and animal health.