Drug Safety Matters brings you the best stories from the world of pharmacovigilance. Through in-depth interviews with our guests, we cover new research and trends, and explore the most pressing issues in medicines safety today. Produced by Uppsala Monitoring Centre, the WHO Collaborating Centre for International Drug Monitoring.
Uppsala Reports Long Reads – Into the infodemic
For pharmacovigilance manager Marco Tuccori, fighting the COVID-19 “infodemic” is a massive, but necessary, battle. Audio version of an Uppsala Reports article.
#7 The challenge of rare diseases – Christina Ström Möller
Christina Ström Möller from Swedish biopharmaceutical company Sobi discusses the challenges of developing orphan drugs for rare diseases.
Uppsala Reports Long Reads – Africa integral to evolution of pharmacogenomics research
Boosting pharmacogenomics research in Africa is set to improve treatment outcomes for African populations. Audio version of an Uppsala Reports article.
#6 Intuition in pharmacovigilance – Eugene van Puijenbroek
Eugene van Puijenbroek from the Netherlands pharmacovigilance centre Lareb discusses the role of intuition and clinical reasoning in drug safety.
Uppsala Reports Long Reads – Patient's advocate
Former UMC director Marie Lindquist looks back at her career in patient safety. Audio version of an Uppsala Reports article.
Uppsala Reports Long Reads – Vaccination errors risk harm and damage trust
The Institute for Safe Medication Practices offers advice to prevent medication errors with two-component vaccines. Audio version of an article from the Uppsala Reports magazine.