Articles tagged as 'NationalCentres'

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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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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.


Detecting signals in small data sets – New guidebook shows how
Data is the currency of science, and researchers always want more. But even national PV centres with small data sets can do great signal detection work. A new handbook shows how.


Pharmacovigilance in Nepal: Short Documentary
This short film is a window into the development of medicine safety in Nepal.


Home-grown signal detection sheds light on safety issues in Eritrea
Since 2015, Eritrea’s National PV Centre has carried out analysis of domestic adverse drug reaction reports, to better understand medicines-related issues in the country.


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.


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