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Uppsala Monitoring Centre has launched the third annual social media campaign to promote the importance of reporting suspected side effects from medicines.

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In November each year, WHO organises World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW) to bring attention to the spread of antibiotic resistance. This year, UMC is making a small campaign kit based on our comic Annie & Mac's Adventures available to the public.

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This month, Uppsala Monitoring Centre initiated a research collaboration with the Centre for Applied Philosophy of Science at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU CAPS). The project, called CauseHealth Pharmacovigilance, will investigate causation, evidence and complexity in medicines safety. It will be funded by UMC and hosted by NMBU in Norway.

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The Uppsala Monitoring Centre is proud to announce that the new version of VigiFlow has been launched. The system is now undergoing continuous updates to comply with the latest international standards of ICH E2B(R3) and to offer improved support for entering data of ADR and AEFI reports.

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Uppsala Monitoring Centre has teamed up with the medicine regulatory authorities and National Pharmacovigilance centres of 20 countries to launch a social media campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of over-the-counter medicines.

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We publish and distribute a variety of well researched, informational posters for conferences and communications.

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