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Defining pharmaceutical systems strengthening: concepts to enable measurement

Hafner T, Walkowiak H, Lee D, Aboagye-Nyame F. Defining pharmaceutical systems strengthening: Concepts to enable measurement. Health Policy and Planning Advance Access. 2016; 1-13.

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Analysis of the Regulatory Capacity to Assure the Quality of Antimalarial Medicines in Selected Countries of the Greater Mekong Subregion of Asia

SIAPS conducted a review of regulatory and quality assurance efforts in the GMS with the following objectives—

  • To inform PMI of past and current initiatives to improve the capacity of the region to combat counterfeit, substandard, and banned antimalarial medicines
  • To understand the current barriers to effective medicine quality control for malaria
  • To recommend specific areas of focus or interventions to further improve regional and country capacity to combat counterfeit, substandard, and banned or illegal antimalarial medicines
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Comprehensive Assessment of Pharmacovigilance Systems and their Performance in Sub-Saharan Africa

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The study’s objective was to describe and analyze the performance of national pharmacovigilance (PV) systems in 46 sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries in protecting the public from harm and improving health outcomes.

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Pharmacovigilance Activities in HIV and AIDS Programs in Eight Sub-Saharan African Countries: Opportunities to Enhance Treatment Outcomes and Ensure Patient Safety

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Monitoring adverse drug reactions is becoming a priority for public health programs involved in large scale-ups of new essential medicines. Under an interagency agreement between the US Food and Drug Administration and the US Agency for International Development (USAID), the SPS program assessed pharmacovigilance activities of 32 PHPs in sub-Saharan Africa. Poster displayed at the International AIDS 2012 conference in Washington DC, 22nd-27th July 2012.

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