Skill Development Programme on Pharmacovigilance for Medical Products (PvM) - 2020 Organized by Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission

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The Govt. of India have created a separate, dedicated, autonomous institutionin the form of the Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC) to deal with matters relating to timely publication of the Indian Pharmacopoeia which is the official book of standards for drug included therein, in terms of the Second Schedule to the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 so as to specify the standards of identify, purity and strength of the drugs imported, manufactured for sale, stocked or exhibited for sale or distributed in India.

The objective of this skill development programme is to enhance Pharmacovigilance Knowledge and skills of the health care professionals, which in turn promote patient safety.

Target Group :
• Young Pharmacy / Medical / Paramedical professionals seeking career in Pharma - covigilance.
• Existing professionals in Pharmacovigilance

Career Prospects
• Employment opportunities in Pharma- covigilance in Government & Private sector.
• Career opportunities in regulatory system / CROs and public health programmes.
• Abilities to deliver Good Pharmacovigilance Practice at par with international requirement.
• Providing a platform for being an entrepreneur in PV.

Expected Outcomes
• Acquiring basic knowledge in Pharma-covigilance.
• Creating a workforce at National / International level to meet challenges in PV.
• Enable and mobilize a large number of health care professionals to take up training and acquire requisite skills for employment.
• Capacity building and strengthening of QPPv (Qualified Person for Pharmacovigilance) as per the requirement of the schedule Y of D&C Act.

Course Content
• Pharmacovigilance: Basics, Objectives & Methods.
• ADRs: Understanding, Prevention & Reporting.
• Understanding of Individual Case Safety Reports (ICSR).
• Hands on training on ICSR processing.
• Pharmacovigilance Programme of India.
• Materiovigilance Programme of India.
• Causality Assessment & Quality review.
• Role in Public Health Programmes.
• Signal Detection & Assessment.
• PV based Regulatory Action - Application of IT tools.
• Adverse Events Following Immunization (AEFI).
• Periodic Safety Reports: PSURs/PBRERs.

Renowned experts from:
• Government Teaching  Corporate Hospitals
• Regulatory Authority
• Pharmaceutical Industries
• Academic & Research Institutions
• Drugs Testing Laboratories

Fees : Rs. 5,000/- (Rs- 4237/- +18% GST)

Fees Include :
• Resource Material (Electronic/Printed)
• Field visits
• Lunch & Refreshments during training sessions

Note : Aspirants have to make their own arrangements for travelling & Accommodation.

Interested candidates may send their application form in the prescribed format available on The duly filled application along with resume & bonafide certificate from their institution to be submitted to

Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission
National Coordination Centre-Pharmacovigilance Programme of India
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt, of India
Sector-23, Raj Nagar, Ghaziabad-201002

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Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt, of India Sector-23, Rajnagar, Ghaziabad-201002



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