Pharmaco – Vigilance Committee

Introduction

Pharmacovigilance is the science and activities relating to the detection, assessment, understanding and prevention of adverse effects or any other drug-related problems. Pharmacovigilance cell functions under the Department of Pharmacology, Government Medical College, Siddipet,Telangana State.

Objectives

  1. To monitor Adverse Drug Reactions (ADRs) in the Govt General Hospital,Siddipet.
  2. To create awareness amongst health care professionals about the importance of ADR reporting in India
  3. To monitor benefit-risk profile of medicines
  4. Generate independent, evidence based recommendations on the safety of medicines
  5. Support the CDSCO for formulating safety related regulatory decisions for medicines
  6. Communicate findings with all key stakeholders
  7. Create a national centre of excellence at par with global drug safety monitoring standards

Implementation of Pharmacovigilance Activity – Committee Members

Chairman

Dr. Margaret Viola, Associate Professor and Head, Dept. of Pharmacology, Government Medical College/Govt General Hospital, Siddipet,Telangana State.

Members

  1. Dr. Tamilarasi, Director/Principal, Govt. Medical College, Siddipet,Telangana State
  2. Dr. Chandraiah, Associate Professor and Head, Department of Paediatrics. and Medical Superintendent, Govt General Hospital, Siddipet,Telangana State.
  3. Dr. Srivani, Associate Professor and Head, Department of Medicine, Government Medical College/ Govt General Hospital, Siddipet, Telangana State
  4. Dr. Shiva Kumar, Assistant Professor and I/C Head, Department of Psychiatry, Government Medical College,/Govt General Hospital Siddipet,Telangana State.
  5. Dr. Sambasiva Rao, Assistant Professor and I/C Head, Department of Anesthesiology, Government Medical College, Siddipet,Telangana State.
  6. Dr. Goli Mahalaxmi, Professor and Head, Department of Ob & G, Government Medical College /Govt General Hospital Siddipet,Telangana State.
  7. Dr. Azeemuddin, Resident Medical Officer, Government Medical College/Govt General Hospital, Siddipet,Telangana State.