It happened on 28 april

The First stone of the new building of the Directorate for the Quality of Medicines (EDQM) of the Council of Europe better known as the European Pharmacopoeia is laid on April 28, 2005 on the construction site Allée Kastner in Strasbourg

PharmacopéeThe first stone of the new building of the European Direction of Medical Quality of the Council of Europe, better known as the European Pharmacopoeia, was laid on April 28, 2005, at the construction site by Allée Kastner, in Strasbourg.

The EDQM is a European organization to harmonize and coordinate standardization, regulation and quality control of drugs, blood transfusion and organ transplantation.

Speech by Terry Davis, Secretary General of the Council of Europe, during the official inauguration of the new building on March 20, 2007.

Learn more about the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines (EDQM)

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