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WHO Pharmaceuticals Newsletter

No. 5, 2015

Quality Assurance and Safety

Publication details

Editors: Shanthi Pal, Daisuke Tanaka
Number of pages: 29
Publication date: October 2015
Languages: English


The WHO Pharmaceuticals Newsletter provides you with the latest information on the safety of medicines and legal actions taken by regulatory authorities across the world. It also provides signals based on information derived from Individual Case Safety Reports (ICSRs) available in the WHO Global ICSR database, VigiBase®.

This newsletter includes three feature articles describing: WHO-UMC-HSA Inter-Regional Pharmacovigilance Training in Singapore; the 2nd annual meeting for strengthening pharmacovigilance in Eastern Mediterranean region; and capacity building workshop in the Republic of Congo.