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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/2013
Expiry:
  23/Jul/2017
Terms of Reference:
  1. Lead scientific development in the WHO Medicines Safety Programme particularly regarding: • Identification and explanation of important safety signals related to medicinal products • Develop best practices in pharmacovigilance • Improve the visibility and status of pharmacovigilance globally  
  2. Provide useful, high-quality and cost-effective pharmacovigilance products and services to member countries of the WHO Medicines Safety Programme for local applicability building on international standards  
  3. Contribute to capacity building in WHO member countries in establishing and supporting sustainable, high quality pharmacovigilance systems and evaluating their performance.  
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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:
  RAGO Lembit
Phone:
  14420/12657
Email:
  ragol@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  PEDERSEN Hanne Bak
Phone:
  +45 45 33 66 98
Email:
  pedersenh@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork