Importance of information to patients in pharmacovigilance
- At: 2009 FIP Congress in Istanbul (Turkey)
- Type: Presentation
- By: DODOO, Alexander Nii Oto (University of Ghana Medical School, Accra, Ghana)
Pharmacovigilance, the detection, assessment, understanding and prevention of adverse drug reactions (ADR) or any other drug-related problem leans heavily on information and communication to better serve society. Lack of information often exposes patients to avoidable ADR whilst the inability to collect and utilize ADR information for regulatory.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.