Optimizing drug safety

monitoring to enhance patient safety and achieve better health outcomes.


About the Monitoring Medicines

‘Monitoring Medicines’ is a project, running for 47 months, funded by the Seventh Framework Programme (FP-7) of the Research Directorate of the European Commission (EC). The agreement between the EC and the Uppsala Monitoring Centre came into force on 1 September 2009.

What is Monitoring Medicines?

The four themes are:
• Strengthening consumer reporting
• Pharmacovigilance centres collecting problems related to inappropriate drug use
• Better use of existing global pharmacovigilance data
• Developing active and focussed pharmacovigilance systems.

News Bulletin

Poster EU Project: A consortium to monitor medicines: The whole is greater then the sum of its parts


The project recei... Read more

Poster on Patient Reporting presented at the National Centres meeting in Brazil

During the 35th Annual National Pharmacovigilance Centres Meeting of WHO Interna... Read more

new WHO publication

A practical handbook on the pharmacovigilance of medicines used in the treatment of tuberculosis ... Read more

Right medicine, right use

Monitoring Medicines Project published an article updating readers about the potential societal i... Read more

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