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FDA trains 39 pharmacovigilance personnel to promote safer use of drugs

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has trained 39 Qualified Persons for Pharmacovigilance (QPPVs) to provide managers of the Pharmaceutical industry with up-to-date information on the need to establish pharmacovigilance systems to promote access to safe and effective medicines for local consumption and export. Addressing stakeholders at the Pharmacovigilance and Patient Safety Symposium for Managers of the local Pharmaceutical Industry in Accra, CEO of the FDA, Delese Darko, underscored the need for a robust pharmacovigilance system for both branded and generic drugs irrespective of the age of the molecule. “When…

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