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Role of Pharmacovigilance Department

The Role of pharmacovigilance department is to ensure the safety of medical products (such as drugs, devices, and vaccines) once they are approved and available in the market. The department is responsible for:

  1. Monitoring and evaluating adverse events associated with medical products, including reporting and tracking of cases, and performing trend analysis.
  2. Performing risk management activities, such as developing and implementing risk minimization measures to ensure the safe and effective use of medical products.
  3. Conducting literature searches, meta-analyses, and other types of studies to gather additional information on the safety and efficacy of medical products.
  4. Interacting with regulatory agencies, healthcare providers, patients, and other stakeholders to gather information on adverse events and to communicate safety information to the public.
  5. Ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards for pharmacovigilance, such as conducting audits and inspections, and maintaining detailed records and documentation.

With this Role of Pharmacovigilance Department,  the Goal of the pharmacovigilance department is to protect public health by continuously monitoring and evaluating the safety of medical products, and by working to minimize any associated risks.

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