Preventing and reporting medication errors – New podcast out now

In focus / 07 June 2024

Medication errors account for the bulk of adverse events to medicines. How do they occur, how do we ensure they are reported if they do occur, and how may we prevent them?


Medication errors due to look-alike medicines, unclear communication, and distractions during administration, may occur for many different reasons. In this episode, Ghita Benabdallah and Loubna Alj from the national pharmacovigilance centre of Morocco, and Alem Zekarias from Uppsala Monitoring Centre, discuss medication errors in the pharmacovigilance context – how they occur, how we can prevent them from occurring and, when they do occur, make sure that they are reported as such.

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