Introduction to Pharmacovigilance and Communication
in Public Health
25th – 26th July 2013 | Accra, Ghana
WHO Collaborating Centre, Accra, Ghana and the Uppsala Monitoring Centre for Africa are pleased to present to you details of our course titled Introduction to Pharmacovigilance and Communication in Public Health. The course gives an in-depth understanding of the basic principles of pharmacovigilance including the history of pharmacovigilance and drug safety, the WHO Medicines Safety Program and the importance of the role of pharmacovigilance in the drug development process. The course discusses the types and sources of data used in pharmacovigilance and communication as an important tool for the dissemination of healthcare information.
At the end of the course, participants would be able to :
· Understand the basic concepts of pharmacovigilance
· Define key terms used in pharmacovigilance
· Identify pharmacovigilance methods applicable for data collection for safety monitoring and national regulatory decision-making
· Identify key stakeholders and understand how to work with them
· Understand what effective communication is
· Acquire skills for effective communication
· Identify relevant methods for effective communication.
Programme features include:
· There will be a session on career opportunities for students who attend this training course
· Reporting an Adverse Drug Reaction
· Effective skills in Communication
· The relevance of pharmacovigilance in public health
· Relevance of pharmacovigilance in medicine, pharmacy, pharmaceutical industry and delivery of patient care
Registration fees: The registration fee includes course materials, certificate of participation, refreshments and lunch
Deadline for registration is 15th July, 2013.
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your place.
For more information about WHO-CC training programs and how to register for this training course,
please visit us at www.who-pvafrica.org www.umcafrica.org