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Integration of National AIDS Control Program and Pharmacovigilance Program of India-Antiretroviral Drugs safety coactions in India

Journal: International Journal of HIV/AIDS and Research (IJHR) (Vol.02, No. 04)

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Page : 37-38

Keywords : World Health Organization (WHO); Pharmacovigilance Program; Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) drugs;

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This letter describes the initiatives taken by Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC) in monitoring safety of Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) drugs [1, 2, 3]. The Collaboration between National AIDS control organization (NACO) & Pharmacovigilance Program of India (PvPI) is aimed to work with periphery ART centres to monitor the safety of ART drugs & also to initiate the Cohort Event Monitoring (CEM) thus to perform the benefitrisk assessment of ART drugs, however there are some technical & operational issues in implementing the program & identifying the risk related to ART drugs. Pharmacovigilance is the science and activities relating to detection, assessment, understanding and prevention adverse effects or any other possible drug related problems

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