Articles tagged as 'NationalCentres'

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Bosnia and Herzegovina takes brave steps in pharmacovigilance
After the break-up of Yugoslavia, Bosnia and Herzegovina fell behind in medicines safety – but new staff and initiatives are re-establishing their pharmacovigilance system.


The master key to Eritrea’s signal detection success
Despite limited resources and small database, Eritrea’s national centre – with some expert encouragement – built up the courage and skills to do signal detection. And succeeded.


Saudi Arabia’s proactive approach to safety signals
An initiative from the National Pharmacovigilance and Drug Safety Center (NPC) in Saudi Arabia is taking a proactive approach to improve signal detection for new medicines.


From tragedy Pakistan builds vibrant safety system
In response to a tragic medication error, Pakistan continues to inject energy and momentum into its federal pharmacovigilance network.


Pharmacovigilance in Brazil
Despite the difficulties in monitoring drug safety in a country with more than 200 million inhabitants, Brazil's pharmacovigilance system is undergoing profound change.


EsSalud, Peru – Collaboration, quality, and clinical perspectives
A clinical perspective from a multidisciplinary team is the first step for better individual case-level causality assessments and clinical decisions.


Using humour to fight fake medicines in Ecuador
Creative pharmacovigilance experts have turned to comedy to avert potential tragedy, as they take on the pervasive problem of counterfeit medicines in Ecuador.


Regional and international cooperation informing patient safety in Oman
Since achieving full membership of the WHO Programme for International Drug Monitoring (PIDM) in 1996, Oman has steadily built an active, well-respected national centre.


Fifteen years of patient reporting
The Netherlands Pharmacovigilance Centre Lareb recognises there is a big leap between enabling patients to report and achieving more integrated patient involvement.


Pharmacovigilance re-established in Syria
Despite seven years of crisis, a dedicated team of health professionals have put Syria on the world pharmacovigilance map.


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