Uttarakhand's First Colloquium On Pharmacist Practitioner & Pharmacovigilance

The Road Ahead

February 05th,2016

Pharmacovigilance is an important aspect of the Practicing Pharmacist's domain. Pharmacists are the key link between the Medical Practitioner and the Patient. The stronger the link, the better will be the therapeutic outcomes.

Uttarakhand is a state where Pharmacists are contributing immensely to the Health Care System especially in the remote hilly areas. Equipping them with the latest in Pharmacovigilance, would definitely add to their knowledge base and prepare them to face all drug related challenges and contribute effectively in excellent Health Care Services.

With this in background, a One Day National Seminar in association with Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA) Mumbai was organized for the first time in Uttarakhand which was a huge success. Shri A.K. Pradhan Deputy Drugs Controller, India was the Chief Guest to grace the event. A distinguished array of Speakers; Dr. Rao V.S.V. Vadlamudi (Guest of Honour) , President , Indian Pharmaceutical Association, Shri S.L. Nasa, President , The Indian Hospital Pharmacist's Association (IHPA), Dr. Mukul Mathur, Dean, Rajasthan University of Health Sciences, Dr. V. Kalaiselvan, Principal Scientific Officer, Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission, Officer-incharge Pharmacovigilance Programme of India (PvPI) at IPC, National Coordination Centre (NCC). Shri Pankaj Bector, Secretary , The Indian Hospital Pharmacist's Association (IHPA) , presented their views on the focal theme and shared ideas with Practicing Pharmacist and budding Pharmacists of Uttarakhand.