ISoP Training course in Sao Paulo, Brazil 26-28 March 2015

ISoP (International Society of Pharmacovigilance) is organising a training course in São Paulo (Brazil), in March 2015
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Basics in Pharmacovigilanceand new developments

ISoP training course

26-28 March 2015,Sindufarma Building,Rua Alvorada 1.280, São Paulo

This training course is dedicated to ‘Basics in Pharmacovigilance and new developments’ and will thereby address the specific needs and interests of people working on the field of Pharmacovigilance either in drug agencies, pharmaceutical companies, in academia, hospitals or community settings.
Over two and half days, experts from Brazil and an international faculty will present a mixture of talks, interactive discussions and practical exercises. ISoP intends to address particularly Pharmacovigilance items in the context of the Brazilian national health system and the specific situation of emerging and rapidly growing countries and health economies.
The programme will cover topics such as:
· Basic concepts in Pharmacovigilance
· Individual Case Harm Reports (ICHR) and reporting systems
· Establishing Pharmacovigilance systems and major tasks (e.g. Risk Management Plans, Periodic Benefit Risk Evaluation Report)
· Pharmacovigilance and major tasks (signal detection, Post Authorisation Safety Studies, CIOMS IX on effectiveness indicators)
· Special groups of drugs or treatments (vaccines, biosimilars, traditional medicines)
· Steps toward transparency and openness (access to databases, communication in Pharmacovigilance, interaction with media).
There will be ample opportunity to exchange views and ideas in discussions both following individual presentations, after the panel discussion at the end of the course, and during coffee breaks.
This course is organized in the city of São Paulo in collaboration with the Brazilian National Agency ANVISA and Sindusfarma.
The faculty for this symposium consists of international experts in Pharmacovigilance, representing government, academia, and industry.
Speakers invited:
Haggar H Ampadu (WHO-Africa, Ghana), Ian Boyd (Ian Boyd Consulting, Australia), Alexander Dodoo (University of Ghana Medical School), Brian Edwards (NDA, UK), Marcia Goncalves de Oliveira (ANVISA), Ulrich Hagemann (Germany), Pedro Lima (Sanofi, Sanofi, Brazil), Adalton Ribiero (CVS-SP, Brazil), Fabio Teixeira (Marilia-SP, Brazil), Sylvie Tomczyk (USA), Marco Tuccori (University of Pisa, Italy),and other local speakers.
Programme and Registration formsare available from the ISoP Administration officeadministration@isoponline.orgor visit
The costs for the 2.5-day seminar (26-27and 28 March morning 2015)
370 EUROSfor ISoP members
470 EUROSfor non members
250 EUROSfor students
300 EUROSfor emerging countries, ISoP members
360 EUROSfor emerging countries, non members
The cost includes lunch with drinks and coffee break, but does not include accommodation, dinner or travel.
Information on hotels from the ISoP Administration office.
Information on São Paulo can be foundat
Payment in Euro (payable to: International Society of Pharmacovigilance)
Bank transfers and Credit/Debit Card –
PAYMENT ONLINE -VISA, AMEX and MasterCard accepted
International Society ofPharmacovigilance
ISoP Secretariat Ltd
London SW12 0HS, UK
Tel: +44 (0)20 3256 0027 Fax: +44(0)20 3256 0027
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