Quality Control https://news.nwu.ac.za/ en Marius Brits https://news.nwu.ac.za/experts/marius-brits <span>Marius Brits</span> <span><span lang="" about="/user/32504" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">BELINDA BANTHAM</span></span> <span>Tue, 10/23/2018 - 12:33</span> <div class="field field--name-field-field-of-expertise field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/2031" hreflang="en">Quality Assurance</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/2032" hreflang="en">Quality Control</a></div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-person-s-title field--type-list-string field--label-hidden field--item">Dr</div> <div class="field field--name-field-name-surname field--type-string field--label-hidden field--item">Marius</div> <div class="field field--name-field-job-role field--type-string field--label-hidden field--item">WHO Collaborating Centre for the Quality Assurance of Medicines</div> <div class="field field--name-field-surname field--type-string field--label-hidden field--item">Brits</div> <div class="field field--name-field-other-experts-from field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Other experts from</div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/2033" hreflang="en">WHO Collaborating Centre for the Quality Assurance of Medicines</a></div> </div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Dr Brits specialises in Pharmaceutical Sciences and obtained, BPharm, M.Sc. (Cum Laude) degrees and a PhD Pharmaceutics in 2008, from Potchefstroom University for CHO, South Africa. During the last 15 years I focused on Quality Assurance and Control of Medicines. Working with the International Pharmacopoeia (Ph.Int.) and World Health Organization [WHO] provided me with a vast range of opportunities.</p> <p> </p> <p>His field of expertise includes: Pharmaceutical Monograph development, Quality Assurance Systems in Pharmaceutical Quality Control Laboratories and Physico-Chemical studies of Pharmaceutical Products.</p> <p>Since 2008 he has been participating in the Development of Monographs and related Quality Guidelines for the International Pharmacopeia (Ph. Int.).   All the monographs are developed at a WHO Pre-Qualified Laboratory which is also an ISO 17025 accredited QC Laboratory namely the Research Institute for Industrial Pharmacy® incorporating CENQAM® - Quality Control (QC) Laboratory.</p> <p>Dr Brits has participated in numerous Consultations on the Specifications for Medicines and Quality Control Laboratory practises since 2011 to date at WHO in Geneva, Switzerland, and has been appointed as a Technical Advisor of the WHO Expert Committee on Specifications for Pharmaceutical Preparations. Dr Brits provides training to various Regional (AFRO-region) Regulatory Authorities focusing on WHO Good Practices re Pharmaceutical Quality Control.</p> <p>As Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for the Quality Assurance of Medicines, he provides Technical Support and Training to National and Regional Laboratories, focussing on the implementation of Quality Management Systems (QMS) and WHO Quality Control Guidelines.</p> <p>Dr Brits is also involved in numerous regulatory capacity building activities to assist with the strengthening of regulatory systems in Africa.</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-physical-address field--type-text-long field--label-inline"> <div class="field--label">Physical Address</div> <div class="field--item"><p>WHO Collaborating Centre for the Quality Assurance of Medicines<br />                 Research Institute for Industrial Pharmacy® incorporating CENQAM®<br />                 North-West University<br />                 Pharmaceutics building G2, Room 112<br />                 Potchefstroom<br />                 South Africa<br />                 2531</p> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-telephone-number field--type-string field--label-inline"> <div class="field--label">Telephone Number</div> <div class="field--item">+27 18 299 2323</div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-cellphone field--type-string field--label-inline"> <div class="field--label">Cellphone Number</div> <div class="field--item">+27 82 557 9599</div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-e-mail-main field--type-email field--label-inline"> <div class="field--label">E-mail</div> <div class="field--item">Marius.Brits@nuw.ac.za</div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <img src="/sites/news.nwu.ac.za/files/files/experts/Marius-Brits.png" width="200" height="300" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-photo-caption field--type-string field--label-hidden field--item">Dr Marius Brits</div> Tue, 23 Oct 2018 10:33:30 +0000 BELINDA BANTHAM 24268 at https://news.nwu.ac.za