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Nairobi pharmacovigilance conference highlighted in FDA video

The May PV conference in Nairobi, hosted by USAID’s SIAPS Program and the Food and Drug Administration, has generated continued interest in patient safety and associated issues in Africa. Please follow the link below to see Dr. Gerald Dal Pan, acting director for the Office of Surveillance and Epidemiology in FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation … Read more

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Africa 2012 Pharmacovigilance Meeting

While access to new essential medicines in Africa continues to increase, a lack of proper monitoring and promotion of safe, good quality, and effective medication is also on the rise. With such weak pharmacovigilance systems, adverse drug reactions, poor product quality and medication errors become a hazard to health care systems. During three days in … Read more

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