Increasing Access to Life-saving Medicines for Maternal Health in South Sudan

Postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) is a major public health issue in South Sudan as recent estimates show a maternal mortality rate of 2,054 deaths per 100,000 live births. Compounded with an equally high infant mortality of 102 per 1,000 live births and under-five mortality of 135 per 1,000 live births, South Sudan’s maternal and child health … Read more

Pharmacovigilance Stakeholder Meeting Held in Ukraine

The State Expert Center of the Ukrainian Ministry of Health in collaboration with SIAPS held a meeting on strategic planning for strengthening the capacity of the pharmacovigilance system on December 12, 2012 in Kyiv. An effective pharmacovigilance system consists of proper ways of detecting, assessing, understanding and preventing adverse effects of medicines and medical products. … Read more

SIAPS Presents at Antimicrobial Resistance Meeting

SIAPS’ Dr. Mohan P. Joshi, Principal Technical Advisor, was invited to present at the Treatment for Tomorrow: Finding Breakthrough Innovations for Tackling Antibiotic Resistance meeting which was organized by ReAct and Duke University and took place in Durham, North Carolina from December 6-8, 2012. The meeting focused on sharing experiences and discussing possibilities on where … Read more