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IPC to hold skill development programme on pharmacovigilance for medical products from Nov 8 to 12, 2021

Yash Ved, Mumbai
Wednesday, October 13, 2021, 08:00 Hrs  [IST]

The Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC) will hold skill development programme on pharmacovigilance for medical products between November 8 and November 12, 2021.

The objective of this skill development programme is to enhance pharmacovigilance knowledge and skills of the healthcare professionals, which in turn will promote patient safety.

The programme will cover pharmacovigilance: basics, objectives & methods, ADRs: Understanding, prevention & reporting, understanding about individual case safety reports (ICSRs), Materiovigilance Programme of India and causality assessment & quality review, signal detection and assessment, and adverse events following immunization (AEFI).

The target group includes young pharmacy, medical, paramedical professionals seeking career in pharmacovigilance and existing prospects in pharmacovigilance.

The programme is aimed at enhancing career prospects also and includes employment opportunities in pharmacovigilance in government and private sector, career opportunities in regulatory system/CROs and public health programmes, providing a platform for being an entrepreneur in PV and abilities to deliver good Pharmacovigilance Practice (PV) practices on par with international requirements.

The last date of application is October 29, 2021 and registration Fee is Rs.1,000. For any query, applicant may contact on Email: sdp.nccpvpi@gmail.com.

Pharmacovigilance is the science and activities relating to the detection, assessment, understanding and prevention of adverse effects or any other medicine/vaccine related problem.

The expected outcomes include basic knowledge in pharmacovigilance, creating a workforce at national/international level to meet challenges in PV.

This programme will also enable and mobilize a large number of healthcare professionals to acquire requisite skills for employment.

IPC is an autonomous institution of the ministry of health and family welfare, Government of India. IPC is created to set standards of drugs in the country. Its basic function is to update regularly the standards of drugs commonly required for treatment of diseases prevailing in this region. The mandate of the Commission is to perform, inter-alia, functions such as revision and publication of the Indian Pharmacopoeia and National Formulary of India on a regular basis besides providing IP reference substances and training to the stakeholders on pharmacopoeial issues.


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Parmeshwar Shinde Oct 14, 2021 6:01 PM
I want to attend this session. So, do let me know the process for registration.
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