The Institute of Drug Quality Control – Ho Chi Minh City (IDQC-HCMC) belongs to the Ministry of Health, Vietnam. IDQC-HCMC provides analytical services for the quality and safety of drugs and cosmetics in the southern part of Vietnam (from Da Nang to Ca Mau province).
Institute of Drug Quality Control - Ho Chi Minh City-Vietnam (IDQC) has achieved a high level of quality management and technical competence through accreditation under the Vietnam Laboratory Accreditation Scheme (VILAS) since 2002. Its accreditation in chemical & biological testing fields was upgraded to ISO/IEC 17025: 2005.
IDQC has been granted GLP approval by MOH Vietnam since 2002.
- RED CROSS AS BACKGROUND
Symbolizes the activities of the healthcare system.
- BALANCE-BEAM SYMBOL REFERRING TO TWO SENSES
Figurative sense: the balance beam implies “the balance of justice” on drug quality control.
Literal sense: the balance beam is used as a common type of analytical equipment in drug quality control.
- CIRCLE ABOVE AND BETWEEN THE BALANCE BEAM
Symbolizes the Governmental Office specialized in quality control without any compromises.
Illustrating the quality control work not being affected by any factor (power, money…).
- ALTERNATIVELY BLUE AND WHITE COLORS
An indication of clear identification between “Right and Wrong” (compliance and non-compliance) on drug quality control.