July 7th 2019, Kathmandu
Workshop on "Adverse Drug Reactions and Pharmacovigilance" was conducted in Nepal Cancer Hospital on july 7th 2019. The program was started with the welcome speech of Dr. Bijesh Raj Ghimire, Medical Director, NCHRC. The resource persons from India and Chairperson of DDA Mr. santosh K.C. has explained the practice of monitoring the effects of medical drugs after they have been licensed for use, especially in order to identify and evaluate previously unreported adverse reactions. Dr. Afroz Abidi, Professor and HOD, Pharmacology,Era’s Lucknow Medical College, Lucknow, U.P. India has presented article about "Pharmacovigilance in Nepal and Its implementation at Cancer Hospital." She has conducted hands on training on "ADR Reporting and form Filling". Dr. Amit Upadhyay Senior Consultant Hematology and Hemato Oncology PSRI Hospital, New Delhi has given presentation on "Alternative Medicine and Complementary Health Approach in Cancer". Senior Pharmacist & Pharmacy Manager, NCHRC shri Baburam Adhikari has given presentation on "Pharmacy Services at NCHRC" while Clinical Pharmacist and Research Associate, NCHRC Dr. sunil shrestha has presented on topics "Regional Pharmacovigilance Center at NCHRC" .
The program was hosted by Lobby in-charge Mrs. salu shrestha and pharmacist Mrs.Tara Khanal while vote of thanks speech was delivered by General manager of NCHRC shree Dilip Shrestha. The program was conducted as chairperson Dr. Amit Shrestha, Consultant Hematologist and unit chief Hematology unit NCHRC.