Tag Archives: Pharmacovigilance

Eritrea’s Pharmacovigilance Program Tops All African Countries

Eritrean Pharmacovigilance program tops African monitoring of adverse drug reactions reports
Since 2015, Eritrea’s National Pharmacovigilance Centre has carried out analysis of domestic adverse drug reaction reports, to better understand medicines-related issues in the country, and rely less on safety information from external sources.

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According to the reports of the Uppsala Monitoring Center (Sweden) and the WHO collaborating center for international drug monitoring, Eritrea tops all African countries incompleteness and the number of submitted drug safety reports to the global database. Continue reading Eritrea’s Pharmacovigilance Program Tops All African Countries

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