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Joint MHRA/DIA Excellence in Pharmacovigilance

This course is designed to provide a firm grounding in key aspects of European Clinical Pre- and Post-Marketing Safety regulatory requirements.


Joint MHRA/DIA Excellence in Pharmacovigilance:
Clinical Trials and Post-Marketing

This course is designed to provide a firm grounding in key aspects of European Clinical Pre- and Post-Marketing Safety regulatory requirements. This five-day training course also includes highlights and updates on the pharmacovigilance legislation and the latest news on the international harmonisation and standardisation activities in pharmacovigilance.


The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom has accredited this training course with 32 CPD credits.
The Swiss Association of Pharmaceutical Professionals (SwAPP) and the Swiss Society for Pharmaceutical Medicine (SGPM) have accredited this training course with 32 credits.
DIA is an authorised training organisation accredited under the number 11 99 53383 75 to the Préfet of Ile-de-France.


What participants from previous course say:
"I found the course very enjoyable, I learned a lot and it also reinforced the knowledge I already had. The course was very thorough."
"Comprehensive overview of diverse PV topics with practical examples during a relatively short time period."
"Based on my experience I will reccomend this course to my colleagues and any one else within the industry and I am looking forward to continue to participate in DIA courses."
"This event provided a comprehensive overview of Pharmacovigilance reinforcing the linkages across the system (data collection, signal detection, risk management etc). A focused and direct way to get a broad appreciation of PV regulation as it applies today." 

What you will learn

  • Definitions and Methods in Pharmacovigilance
  • Regulatory Aspects in Pharmacovigilance and Practial Examples
  • Diagnosis of Adverse Drug Reactions
  • Signal Detection and Signal Management
      • Modern Technologies and Social Media
  • Risk Management

Who should attend?

Professionals involved in pharmacovigilance and namely Qualified Persons for Pharmacovigilance (EU QPPV), clinical research, regulatory affairs, risk management, medical product safety assessment, data analysis, epidemiology, labelling, quality assurance, compliance, and medical information.

Level: Intermediate

Learning objectives

For the five key topics as outlined above, the learning objectives also include the ability to:

  • Describe the expedited and periodic ICSRs reporting requirements in clinical trials and post-marketing including the medical evaluation
  • Describe how to be prepared for audits and inspections in pharmacovigilance
  • Understand the principles of signal management
  • Describe the components of the risk management

Program Committee

  • Gaby L. Danan, MD, PhD
    Gaby L. Danan, MD, PhD Pharmacovigilance Expert
    GLD, France
  • Phil  Tregunno
    Phil Tregunno Group Manager, Vigilance, Intelligence and Research Group
    Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), United Kingdom
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