A prActicAlhAndbook on thephArmAcovigilAnceof AntiretrovirAlmedicines
A p r A c t i c A l h A n d b o o k o n t h e p h A r mA c o v i g i l A n c e o f A n t i r e t r o v i r A l me d i c i n e s
There is an urgent need to develop robust pharma-covigilance systems for antiretrovirals particularly inresource-limited settings. This detailed manual gives astep by step approach to undertaking the pharmacovigi-lance of these medicines. Good pharmacovigilance willidentify the risks in the shortest possible time after themedicine has been marketed and will help to estab-lish/identify risk factors. This manual describes theprinciples of both spontaneous reporting systems andcohort event monitoring programmes. It is intended tobe a source of practical advice for PharmacovigilanceCentres and health professionals involved in HIV/AIDSprogrammes.
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