Work package 5
Training in RCA of subsets of national pharmacovigilance data
Organization: UMC, WHO, NPSA, CMPV
1) To increase the capacity of national pharmacovigilance centres to analyse reports of medication errors.
2) To increase the capacity of national pharmacovigilance centres to identify preventable medication errors and take action to change the behaviour of health care providers in order to minimize their recurrence.
Training on Medication Errors
In March 2011, twenty representatives from ten national pharmacovigilance centres received training on medication errors at the Morocco pharmacovigilance centre (CMPV) in Rabat. The training was organized under the Monitoring Medicines project funded by the European Commission (FP-7), aimed at identifying preventable safety problems associated with medicines. The countries attending were Morocco, Kenya, Iran, New Zealand, Thailand, Spain, Switzerland, Nigeria, Brazil and Tunisia.
A full report from the training on Medication Errors in Rabat.
Monitoring Medicines Deliverable D4.pdf