Pharmacovigilance, in layman’s terms is drug safety. It can be defined as the study and prevention of adverse effects caused by pharmaceutical products. Pharmacovigilance is the reason that many drugs are withdrawn from or not even brought into the market at times.
The government supports and helps to implement courses in pharmacovigilance as their primary goal is to ensure students of medicine are aware of the adverse effects of certain pharmaceuticals. Pharmacovigilance makes it possible to implement quality systems in all pharmaceutical companies that manufacture large amounts of medicine.
Candidates of pharmacovigilance can pursue both certificate and diploma courses.
Training in pharmacovigilance is done by an expert international and national faculty with years of experience in the practical and theoretical aspects.
You may be eligible for a course in pharmacovigilance, if you are any one of the following:
A job holder in this field can easily get the starting salary of Rs.2.5 – Rs.3.5 lakhs per annum. As more recognition is given to drug safety all over the world, jobs in India in this field are increasing in number.
There is no shortage of jobs in this field as high-quality pharmacovigilance practice makes for good business dealing. Students in this field can get jobs in various pharmaceutical companies and earn attractive and handsome packages. With new drugs being made every day, a career in pharmacovigilance has good prospects.
In order to pursue a career in pharmacovigilance, the minimum eligibility criteria to apply for the course is:
The selection process is based on merit. Admission is granted only to students who have cleared a written examination and a personal interview.
The number of admissions to each batch is limited, so that personal attention can be paid to each student, and this will also facilitate effective discussions, practical hands on training, and in conducting mini-workshops during the course of study.
The total fees for this 2 month course will be Rs.30,000 for working Indian Professionals and SAARC countries, and 1000 USD for other international students. The fees for Indian students pursuing higher education will be Rs.25,000.
The fees will cover all course materials and examinations. There will also be provision for coffee and lunch on teaching days.
At the end of each four month course students will be assessed on how well they have understood the course material. The pharmacovigilance exams will consist of:
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