ISoP-UMC Training

ISoP-UMC Training

PV Chronicle shares one more pharmacovigilance training information, ISoP-UMC Training.

ISoP-UMC Training. The fifth pharmacovigilance training course jointly organized by ISoP and UMC is scheduled on 11-12 January 2018 in Shenyang (China)

The International Society of Pharmacovigilance (ISoP) and the Uppsala Monitoring Centre (UMC) have a common interest to promote scientific research and practice through the mutual exchange of information on adverse events and risks related to medicinal products.

In January 2014, a first Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed by both parties, which establishes a strategic framework for a training collaboration. A primary focus was on Asia, a continent that accounts for 60% of the world’s population. It was considered that harmonisation of safety reporting requirements and pharmacovigilance systems would be of benefit for public health both on a global and a national level. After the Manila training in June 2014, the second Pharmacovigilance training course jointly organized by ISoP and UMC was scheduled for 12-14 January 2015 in Mysore, India. 

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In January 2016, a revised Memorandum of Understanding was signed by ISoP and UMC officials. The Latin America and Caribbean countries vary greatly in terms of level of pharmacovigilance.

UMC and ISoP have identified a capacity building need in the Latin America region and a need to further strengthen pharmacovigilance systems. Therefore, the third pharmacovigilance training course jointly organized by ISoP and UMC took place in Lima, Peru from 7 to 9 September 2016and the 4th ISoP-UMC Training in Panama from 4-6 September 2017. 

The programme will cover topics such as:

  • Individual case safety reports and Spontaneous Reporting Systems
  • Signal detection and management
  • Logical application of causality
  • PV inspection
  • Risk communication
  • Intensive safety monitoring programs

There was ample opportunity to exchange views and ideas in discussions following individual presentations, after the panel discussion at the end of the seminar and during coffee breaks.
The main lectures will be delivered in English with simultaneous translation.

For complete details, download brochure: 5th-ISoP-and-UMC-training-programme-version

This training is organized in the city of Shenyang, Northeast China, in collaboration with the ISoP China chapter and the International Food and Drug Policy and Law Research Center (IFDPL), Shenyang Pharmaceutical University.

Source: ISOP Website

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