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Uppsala Reports 63 - October 2013 The October 2013 edition contains a report from the large WHO Programme for International Drug Monitoring meeting in Rome and some other recent pharmacovigilance events in Boston, Geneva, Montreal and Mexico; the 6-monthly statistical trends report from the WHO database; the UMC-Africa pharmacovigilance Fellowship course; an article on pharmacogenetics and children, and news of a CIOMS working group on vaccine safety. Plus other international news, summaries of recent publications involving the UMC, and research on refining the automatic screening of data to detect hidden signals. A higher resolution pdf (5.7 Mb) is downloadable here.
Uppsala Reports 62 - July 2013 The July 2013 edition contains an introduction to the new search and analysis tool VigiLyze; details of an innovative electronic reporting system in Kenya; a report on the UMC pharmacovigilance course; collaborative research in the linking of patient data sets; looking forward to the WHO Programme meeting in Rome and that of ISoP in Pisa, plus the usual publication notices (Expecting the Worst in Japanese), conference reports, and news from CIOMS, WHO and the UMC. A higher resolution pdf (5.1 Mb) is downloadable here.
Uppsala Reports 61 - April 2013 The April 2013 edition contains the 6-monthly statistics report from the WHO database: 8 million reports now reached; a feature on the book 'The Nurses are Innocent - The Digoxin Poisoning Fallacy'; comment on the release of clinical trial data, and on ADRs in children; articles on progress of two CEM projects in Belarus and Kenya and of how Nigeria achieved its national pharmacovigilance framework; reaction to the film Side Effects; plus the usual publication notices, conference reports and news from the UMC, where we introduce our new medical staff Pia Caduff and Geraldine Hill. A higher resolution pdf (4.4 Mb) is downloadable here.
Uppsala Reports 60 - January 2013 The January 2013 edition contains a report from the successful WHO Programme meeting in Brazil, along with other events in south America, features on the WHO Drug Dictionary and VigiFlow, news updates from the WHO Programme and the drug regulators meeting at ICDRA, and developments in monitoring the safety of vaccines - including an e-learning module. There is a report on targeted spontaneous reporting in Uganda and education and training initiatives around the world. There are summaries of new scientific papers by UMC staff. A higher resolution pdf (7 Mb) is downloadable here.
For all the previous issues of Uppsala Reports, click on Uppsala Reports Archive.
Uppsala Reports page last updated 29 October 2013
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