Serious errors with two-component vaccines risk harm and damage trust

Medication errors can harm individual patients. But when errors also undermine trust in public health programmes, serious problems can ripple across entire communities.

Perspective / 25 August 2020

Pharmacovigilance in the age of COVID-19

COVID-19 is one of the most disruptive events in history and a threat to public health. In the rush for treatments and vaccines, how do we keep sight of the need to ensure safety?

Perspective / 29 April 2020

Director’s message, Issue 82

After months of wintry grey skies, the sun came. And the coronavirus. Suddenly, we find ourselves in the middle of a crisis.

Perspective / 22 April 2020

10 critical steps to improve patient safety worldwide

New 10-point plan urged to improve detection, analysis, and reporting of harms from medicines and devices to improve patient safety.

Perspective / 10 March 2020

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