Tag Archives: Drugs Policy

Eritrea: National Pharmacovigilance Center (NPVC)

The centre provides the utmost focus on studying the effectiveness and risk of medicines, and, hence encourages safe, rational and effective use of drugs.

Drugs Safety. The Eritrean National Pharmacovigilance Center, transforming endeavors for better outcome.

BY KESETE GHEBREHIWET | SHABAIT

Saving lives by ensuring safety of drugs, controlling or minimizing and, if possible, eliminating adverse drugs reactions, and therefore delivering safe patient care is the primary objective of Eritrea’s Pharmacovigilance Center.

The Center which has been active since 2012 is gaining reputation for its commitment to encourage healthcare professionals to make timely report of adverse events, identify casualty and detect signals of first of their kind. Continue reading Eritrea: National Pharmacovigilance Center (NPVC)

Pharmacovigilance (PV) Course: A Sojourn which Prompts a Second Visit

The goal of the recent East African Advanced course on Pharmacovigilance (PV) that was held in Asmara from 10 – 17 April 2016 was to strengthen the Pharmacovigilance system in East Africa by applying latest Pharmacovigilance methods to ensure the safety of medicines and vaccines by inviting internationally well-known experts in the field.

By Kesete Ghebrehiwet,

The spirit of Eritreans continues to amaze a number of foreigners who sojourned to the country in a work visit or for recreation. Various experts in different disciplines have shared experiences with Eritrean counter parts. Medical experts from around the world are among those who have made frequent visits to the country. The recent East African Advanced course on Pharmacovigilance (PV) was attended by a number of experts representing almost each continent. Continue reading Pharmacovigilance (PV) Course: A Sojourn which Prompts a Second Visit

Azel Pharmaceutical: Guaranteeing the Efficacy of Medication and Quality

Azel Pharmaceutical has been working towards achieving efficient production through the utilization of modern production management techniques.

By Shabait,

With appreciatively kept excellence in expanding its production lines from three tracks in 2003 to eight in 2015, Azel Pharmaceutical is one of the well renowned firms in Eritrea. Established in 1994 by the Ministry of Health, Azel is a joint company which is respectively owned by the Government of the State of Eritrea and JPM (Jordanian Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Company). Highly consolidated by cumulative experiences from the field—Sahel—since 1984, Azel soon started making its mission true. Continue reading Azel Pharmaceutical: Guaranteeing the Efficacy of Medication and Quality