Real World Approach To Drug Safety

According to WHO, pharmacovigilance (PV) is defined as the science and activities relating to the detection, assessment, understanding and prevention of adverse effects or any other drug-related problem.The major aim of pharmacovigilance systems is early detection of unknown, drug safety problems, detection of increases in frequency, identification of risk factors quantifying risks, preventing patients from being affected unnecessarily.

Our Journey To Medication Safety

At Theramed, reducing error and harm from medicines through safe and quality use is an important element of our work and is helping us to achieve our objective of leading and coordinating safety and quality improvements in healthcare.
With the aim to enhance patient care and patient safety in relation to the use of medicines we work to;

Promote discussion and communication about safe medication use, medication errors, side effects and error-prevention strategies among health care providers and the public.

Educate consumers and patients regarding strategies to prevent medication errors for both prescription and nonprescription medications.

Develop and broadly disseminate local and global recommendations and other work products related to reporting, understanding, and prevention of medication safety.

Collaborate with other interested stakeholders to address special topics related to medication errors and patient safety initiatives. Educate healthcare professionals about the causes of medication errors and strategies for prevention.