Importance of Pharmacovigilance and the Role of Healthcare Professionals

  title={Importance of Pharmacovigilance and the Role of Healthcare Professionals},
  author={S. Najafi},
  journal={Journal of Pharmacovigilance},
  • S. Najafi
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Pharmacovigilance
  • Pharmacovigilance has grown significantly in recent years and its importance in the healthcare system has been recognized worldwide. However, there are considerable issues which need to be addressed to ensure the safety of medicines. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), pharmacovigilance also known as the “drug safety” is the science and activity relating to the detection, assessment, and prevention of adverse effects. The aim and scope of pharmacovigilance is broad and includes… CONTINUE READING
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