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IMA extends its support to PvPI

It was also decided that IMA and PvPI will exchange the information in news bulletins, present the updates in their annual meetings and conferences vice versa

Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC), National Coordination Centre (NCC) for Pharmacovigilance Programme of India (PvPI) organised a meeting with high level members of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) recently at IPC Ghaziabad. This meeting was Chaired by Dr G N Singh, DCG(I). During his speech, DCG(I) emphasised the great role that IMA could possibly play in expanding the PvPI and its outreach to the rural and urban populations. He also made a point that IMA can ensure the reach of the programme to private practitioners and hospitals alike. He greatly appreciated the IMA for coming forward to join hands with PvPI.

In this meeting, it was also decided that IMA and PvPI will exchange the information in news bulletins, present the updates in their annual meetings and conferences vice versa.

Dr J A Jayalal, National Coordinator, Academic Wings of IMA, who attended the meeting, remarked that he was impressed with the work of PvPI and agreed on the significant role of medical practitioners in pharmacovigilance. He added that every clinician should come forward to involve themselves in this program for the national cause. He stated that the IMA College of General Practitioners (CGP), would be glad to extend its technical and operational support to PvPI. In this meeting, it was proposed that IMA – CGP headquarters at Chennai will be recognised as ‘PvPI Collaborating Centre for Safe Use of Medicines’.

The meeting was also attended by Dr A Raja Rajeshwar, Honorary National Secretary, IMA-CGP, Dr J Vijay Venkatraman, Pharmacovigilance Expert, IMA, Dr V Kalaiselvan, Principal Scientific Officer, IPC and CDSCO officials.

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