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Putting patients first was key to winning ISO’s top committee award
With more than 16 billion injections administered around the world every year, devices for administering medication into the human body are big business. The ISO committee of experts that develops standards to support this has just been honoured with one of ISO’s most prestigious awards.
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Developing country participation critical to ISO’s future
The participation of developing countries was highlighted as key in ensuring ISO can continue to deliver solutions into the future, at today’s meeting in Cape Town, South Africa, as part of the ISO Week 2019. 
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Saving lives with cleaner cookstoves: new International Standard just published
Almost three billion people rely on traditional cookstoves and open fires for cooking and heating, placing them at serious risk of health disorders and premature death. The latest in ISO’s series of standards for cleaner ways of cooking has just been published.
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As smooth as silk
China’s plan to revive and rebrand some of the world’s most travelled trade routes as the Belt and Road Initiative has resulted in the largest infrastructure project ever attempted. It’s clear that successful construction, management and operation of this 21st-century trade superhighway will depend on …

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ISOfocus September/October 2019

Trade, today and tomorrow

Need to keep pace with the trends in trade? This is a must-read to stay abreast of critical standards issues and trade trends, today and tomorrow.