Articles tagged as 'MiddleEast'

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Egypt addresses safety issues faced by refugee community
A universal problem for refugees is the loss of vital health records. ISoP Egypt Chapter is working to reduce medication errors and improve reporting for this vulnerable community.

Pharmacovigilance re-established in Syria
Despite seven years of crisis, a dedicated team of health professionals have put Syria on the world pharmacovigilance map.

Regional and international cooperation informing patient safety in Oman
Since achieving full membership of the WHO Programme for International Drug Monitoring (PIDM) in 1996, Oman has steadily built an active, well-respected national centre.

Developing Saudi Arabia’s regional pharmacovigilance centres – initiatives and challenges
In 2018, the SFDA launched a strategic project for regional pharmacovigilance centres, to enhance activities among health institutions across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Substandard and falsified medications in Iraq’s private sector
A recent study puts the spotlight on the extent of substandard and falsified medicines in Iraq, the reasons behind the problem, and the steps needed to address it.

Pharmacovigilance puts down roots in Lebanon
Lebanon implemented its pharmacovigilance system and boosted safety reporting all while dealing with the effects of COVID-19. A glance at the 143rd country in the global programme.

Oman takes steps towards safer herbal medicines
Oman holds workshop aimed to enhance herbovigilance measures in the country, to ensure safe, effective and good-quality herbal products on the Omani market.

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