5 episodes

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.

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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.

    #3 Navigating the plant names jungle – Bob Allkin

    #3 Navigating the plant names jungle – Bob Allkin

    Inconsistent use of medicinal plant names can have serious health consequences. Kew’s Medicinal Plant Names Services comes to the rescue.

    • 40 min
    #2 Why we should listen to patients – Linda Härmark

    #2 Why we should listen to patients – Linda Härmark

    Reports of medicine side effects submitted by patients add a richness to our understanding of medicine safety that could not be otherwise achieved.

    • 28 min
    Uppsala Reports Long Reads – Philosophy of science meets patient safety

    Uppsala Reports Long Reads – Philosophy of science meets patient safety

    Emerging ideas in the philosophy of science are challenging a rigid reliance on evidence-based medicine and offering a more nuanced understanding of patient safety. Audio version of an article from the Uppsala Reports magazine.

    • 12 min
    Uppsala Reports Long Reads – Ending the pregnant pause

    Uppsala Reports Long Reads – Ending the pregnant pause

    New collaborative efforts are seeking better medicines safety knowledge for pregnant and breastfeeding women. Audio version of an article from the Uppsala Reports magazine.

    • 25 min
    #1 Fighting the fakes – Aline Plançon

    #1 Fighting the fakes – Aline Plançon

    Dive into the lucrative but deadly business of falsified medicines with former Interpol officer Aline Plançon.

    • 28 min

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