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New pharmacovigilance course at the International Islamic University Malaysia-IIUM

Al-lela, Omer Qutaiba and Elkalmi, Ramadan Mohamed Mahmod and Jamshed, Shazia Qasim (2013) New pharmacovigilance course at the International Islamic University Malaysia-IIUM. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 77 (5). p. 1. ISSN 0002-9459

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To the Editor. The Malaysian Adverse Drug Reactions Advisory Committee (MADRAC) was established under the Drug Control Authority (DCA) to perform the function of pharmacovigilance for drugs registered for use in Malaysia. It became a member of the World Health Organization (WHO) Program for International Drug Monitoring in 1990.1 Although MADRAC has invited healthcare professionals (physicians, pharmacists, dentists, etc) to submit adverse drug reaction (ADR) reports, the number of ADR reports submitted by healthcare professionals is considered low according to WHO recommendations for the optimal National Pharmacovigilance Centre.2 The most important reason for underreporting of ADR by healthcare professional is a lack of information3. .....

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 6773/35674
Uncontrolled Keywords: pharmacy, course, International Islamic University Malaysia, IIUM
Subjects: R Medicine > RS Pharmacy and materia medica
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Pharmacy > Department of Pharmacy Practice
Depositing User: Dr. RAMADAN ELKALMI
Date Deposited: 17 Feb 2014 09:51
Last Modified: 19 Jun 2017 15:02
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/35674

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