By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 09th September:- Pharmacovigilance Centre of PGIMER under Pharmacovigilance program of India (PvPI) successfully conducted the 2ndRegional Workshop on “Basics of Pharmacovigilance & Establishment of Pharmacovigilance System in Pharmaceutical Industries - A Way Forward” for industry professionals across the Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh. Pharmaceutical manufacturing units across the Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh. We all know the Baddi, Himachal Pradesh had many Pharmaceuticals manufacturing units in the country; it supplies medicines to Government hospitals, and all other retailers in the country.
The workshop was conducted with the collaboration of Pharmacovigilance Programme of India (PvPI), National Coordinating Centre-Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission(NCC-PvPI) under the aegis of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.Presently in our country had around 4,000 Pharmaceutical formulation units, but only around 100 Pharmaceutical manufacturing units have pharmacovigilance system. So, the aim of this workshop to implement the Pharmacovigilance system. The workshop was inaugurated by Chief Guest Dr. Rajesh Kumar,Dean Academic, PGIMER and the Guest of HonorProf.A.K. Gupta, Medical Superintendent, PGIMER- Chandigarh and program was started with enlighting of the lamp.
Prof. Bikash Medhi, the coordinator of Pharmacovigilance centre, PGIMER-Chandigarh, introduced the SpeakersDr V. Kalaiselvan (PrincipalScientific Officer, Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission), Mrs Rubina Bose (Deputy Drug Controller India, CDSCO, MoHFW), DrMunish Kumar Kaushik (Associate Director of Pharmacovigilance, Jubilant Generics Ltd.) and summarize the workshop.Prof. Bikash Medhi discussed the Pharmacovigilance its basics methods and practice. He described the importance of Pharmacovigilance according to the Patient safety aspect. As per the recent gazette notificationof Drugs and Cosmetic Act, 1940& Rules, 1945(March 8, 2016), which made mandatory that every manufacturing unit of Pharmaceutical Industry have Pharmacovigilance system.
Dr V. Kalaiselvan discussed the current scenario of PVPI and its future vision.Mrs Rubina Boseexplained in detailed about the set up of pharmacovigilance system at Pharmaceutical Industries. Dr.Munish Kumar Kaushik discussed about the Monitoring & Reporting AEs/ADRs and various ADR reporting forms including E2B XML reporting. In the end, all speakers rectified the query in Panel Discussion.