Extent of pharmacovigilance among resident doctors in Edo and Lagos states of Nigeria.

  title={Extent of pharmacovigilance among resident doctors in Edo and Lagos states of Nigeria.},
  author={J. O. Ohaju-Obodo and Oseihie I Iribhogbe},
  journal={Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety},
  volume={19 2},
BACKGROUND Systematic attention to adverse drug reactions (ADRs) started with the thalidomide disaster in the early 60s of the 20(th) century. In 1968 ten countries supported a spontaneous reporting system for ADR and collaborated with the WHO pilot research project for international drug monitoring. This survey was conducted to determine the level of awareness of resident doctors about ADRs reporting, the extent of their involvement in pharmacovigilance activities and to build a useful data… CONTINUE READING
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