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Pharmacovigilance plays a crucial role during the different phases of the drug discovery and production process. It is the method of gathering, studying, tracking, analysing and reviewing information obtained directly or indirectly from patients to detect adverse drug reactions and to ensure the safety of medicines. Pharmacovigilance helps to recognise new risks associated with drugs and to provide the public with safer medicines.

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Career prospects & criteria 

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Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelors in Pharmacy/ Bio-Sciences ( life sciences )

  • Masters degree in life sciences/ Chemistry 

What you need to get started

Soft Skills

  • Ethical Approach

  • Information Management

  • Communication

  • Legal and Regulatory knowledge 

  • Problem- Solving

  • Attention to details 

Technical Skills

  • Clinical Review Of Safety Reports

  • Cohort Event Monitoring

  • Longitudinal Electronic Patient Reports

  • Spontaneous Recording

  • Periodic Safety Update Reports 

  • Expedited Report

Colleges in India

  • Madras Medical College

  • Kasturba Medical College 

  • Manipal College of Pharmaceutical sciences 

  • L.M College of Pharmacy 

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