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MOR-13 [EMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Strengthening Pharmacovigilance Practices

Director / Head: 
  Pr Rachida Soulaymani Bencheikh
 




Institution:
  Centre Anti Poison et de Pharmacovigilance du Maroc
  Centre Anti Poison et de Pharmacovigilance du Maroc
Address:
  Rue Lamfadel Cherkaoui BP 66 71
  10 100
  Rabat
Town:
  Rabat
Country:
  MOROCCO
Region:
  EMRO
Phone:
  00 212 37 5 77 71 69
Fax:
  00 212 37 5 77 71 69
Date of Designation:
  02/Nov/2011
Last Redesignation:
  02/Nov/2019
Expiry:
  02/Nov/2023
Terms of Reference:
  1. Under WHO leadership, provide technical assistance towards the dissemination of WHO guidance related to the vigilance of medical products and to the patient safety 
  2. At the request by WHO, support its efforts towards capacity building of the pharmacovigilance systems in countries of the Eastern Mediterranean and/or African Regions through organizing and facilitating training courses/workshops  
  3. Assist WHO in the promotion of patient Safety concept, methods and tools in countries of the Eastern Mediterranean and/or African Regions through organizing and facilitating training and workshops when requested by WHO 
  4. Support WHO in its efforts towards increasing the evidence base on pharmacovigilance systems in the Eastern Mediterranean and/or African Regions through the collection and analysis of relevant data 
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Subjects:
  1. Pharmaceuticals (including essential drugs and medicines) 
  2. Patient safety 
  3. Health information; statistics; measurement & trend assessment 
Types of activity:
  1. Collection and collation of information 
  2. Research 
  3. Training and education 
WHO Outputs:
  1.3.1 - Provision of authoritative guidance and standards on quality, safety and efficacy of health products, including through prequalification services, essential medicines and diagnostics lists
  1.3.3 - Country and regional regulatory capacity strengthened, and supply of quality-assured and safe health products improved
 
Responsible Officer:
  LANGAR Houda
Phone:
  +20-2-22765690
Email:
  langarh@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  PAL Shanthi Narayan
Phone:
  +41 22 791 1318
Email:
  pals@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork