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Pharmacovigilance Training for Pharmacists.

This was the second training for Health care workers in pharmacovigilance in Iganga and the target group was the private pharmacy and drug shop owners in Iganga. The aim was majorly to gauge the pharmacovigilance know how of this group and acquaint these private pharmacy and drug shop operators in the district with basic knowledge in Pharmacovigilance. It was also organized for the purpose of introducing the Vaccines and Medicines Safety Surveillance project to this group and forging a...

Pharmacovigilance Training for Health Workers.

The training for Health care workers in pharmacovigilance was the first of its kind organized for the purpose of acquainting the healthcare workers in the district with basic knowledge in Pharmacovigilance and to demystify the Vaccines and Medicines Safety Surveillance project. This meeting was held on the 26th February 2019, in Iganga at the Vic Shelter Hotel. The participants were representative of Health Centers I to IV. This contributed to very fruitful discussions on the issues of...

The Vaccines andMedicines Utilisation and Safety Surveillance in Uganda (VxMedSS) Project

The Vaccines and Medicines Safety Surveillance (VXMEDSS) is a study funded by European- Developing Countries Clinical Trials Platform (EDCTP), a funding mechanism under the EU’s Horizon 2020 research program. The focus is on strengthening the coordination and support mechanisms for responsible uptake of new drugs and vaccines in sub-Saharan Africa and aim to strengthen local capacity for pharmacovigilance.

VxMedSS Kick Off Meeting 1st February 2019

The Vaccines and Medicines Safety Surveillance (VxMedSS) project will commence study activities with a Kick-off meeting on 1st Feb 2019 in Kampala, Uganda. VxMedSS is a European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDTCP2) and European Union funded career development fellowship (CDF) project. EDTCP envisages collaborative research that accelerates the clinical development of new or improved interventions to prevent or treat poverty related diseases in sub Saharan...