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SWE-28 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for International Drug Monitoring

Director / Head: 
  Professor Marie Lindquist
 




Institution:
 
  The Uppsala Monitoring Centre
Address:
  Box 1051
  S-751 40
 
Town:
  Uppsala
Country:
  SWEDEN
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (46-18) 65 60 60
Fax:
  (46-18) 65 60 88
Web Site:
  http://www.who-umc.org
Date of Designation:
  20/Jan/1977
Last Redesignation:
  23/Jul/2017
Expiry:
  23/Jul/2021
Terms of Reference:
  1. Lead scientific development in the WHO Programme for International Drug Monitoring particularly regarding: • identification and exploration of important safety signals related to medicinal products; • developing best practices in pharmacovigilance.  
  2. Provide high-quality and cost-effective international standard pharmacovigilance products and services to member countries of the WHO Programme for International Drug Monitoring. 
  3. Contribute to capacity-building in WHO member countries: • supporting development and maintenance of sustainable, high-quality pharmacovigilance systems; • providing infrastructure and technology solutions for integrated data flow from all relevant sources to the WHO global database of individual case safety reports (VigiBase); • supporting efforts to improve visibility and status of pharmacovigilance globally.  
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Subjects:
  1. Pharmaceuticals (including essential drugs and medicines) 
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Types of activity:
  1. Collection and collation of information 
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WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 11.2 - International norms, standards and guidelines for the quality, safety, efficacy and cost effective use of medical products and technologies developed and their national and/or regional implementation advocated and supported.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  COOKE Emer
Phone:
  +41 22 791 5531
Email:
  cookee@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  PEDERSEN Hanne Bak
Phone:
  +4545336698
Email:
  pedersenh@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork