Pharmacovigilance

Welcome to the Pharmacovigilance Department of Unicom Chemist Limited


We are dedicated to ensuring the safety and well-being of patients who use our Pharmaceutical products. At Unicom Chemist, we are committed to upholding the highest standard of Pharmacovigilance to monitor and manage the safety profile of our products throughout their lifecycle.

Our team of experienced professionals is driven by a shared vision of promoting patient safety and optimizing the benefit-risk profile of our medications.

Our vision is to set a benchmark for safety monitoring and risk management in the pharmaceutical industry. We strive to build a culture of continuous improvement and innovation, where patient safety remains paramount and where our actions make a positive impact on public health.

The Pharmacovigilance Department of Unicom Chemist Limited has a clear mission: to identify, evaluate, understand and communicate the risks and benefits associated with our pharmaceutical products. We closely work with the Food and Drugs Authority of Ghana, healthcare professionals and patients to ensure the safe and effective use of our pharmaceutical products. Our mission also includes the timely reporting of adverse events, implementing risk minimization strategies and contributing to the promotion of drug safety.

At Unicom Chemist Limited, our Pharmacovigilance Department offers a comprehensive range of services to support the monitoring and assessment of drug safety:

Adverse Event Reporting: We have established robust systems and processes to collect, assess and report adverse events associated with our pharmaceutical products promptly. This allows us to identify potential safety concerns and take appropriate actions.

Risk Assessment and Benefit-Risk Management: We conduct rigorous assessments of the risks and benefits of our medications to ensure that the benefits outweigh the potential risks. We develop and implement risk minimization strategies to ensure patient safety.

Regulatory Compliance: We maintain compliance with the Food and Drugs Authority of Ghana, ensuring that our pharmacovigilance activities meet the highest standards of quality and integrity.

Collaborative Network: We collaborate with healthcare professionals, patients and the Food and Drugs Authority of Ghana to foster a comprehensive and collaborative approach to pharmacovigilance.

Looking ahead, the Pharmacovigilance Department of Unicom Chemist Limited is committed to continuous improvement and innovation. Our future plans include:

Enhancing Safety Monitoring: We will continue to invest in advanced technologies and methodologies to improve safety monitoring and signal detection, allowing us to identify potential risks more efficiently.

Real-World Evidence: We aim to leverage real-world data and evidence to complement traditional sources of safety information, providing a comprehensive understanding of the safety profile of our medications

Engagement and Collaboration: We will foster strong partnerships with healthcare professionals, patients and the Food and Drugs Authority of Ghana, collaborating to promote patient safety and drive advancements in pharmacovigilance.

Patient –Centric Approach: We recognize the invaluable insights that patients can provide in understanding the safety and efficacy of medications. In line with this, we will promote patient engagement and actively seek feedback to improve our pharmacovigilance practices.

Continuous Learning and Development: To stay at the forefront of pharmacovigilance, our team will engage in continuous learning and professional development. We will foster a culture of innovation, encouraging our experts to explore new methodologies, technologies and the best practices in the field of pharmacovigilance.

Innovation in Data Analysis: Harnessing the power of big data and artificial intelligence, we will further enhance our data analysis capabilities. By utilizing advanced analytic tools, we will derive meaningful insights, identify trends and generate actionable information to improve patient safety.

Public Health Education and Awareness: The Pharmacovigilance Department of Unicom Chemist Limited recognizes the importance of educating healthcare professionals, patients and the general public about the importance of pharmacovigilance. Through awareness campaigns, educational materials and targeted communication, we will contribute to a better understanding of drug safety and promote responsible medication use.

At the Pharmacovigilance Department of Unicom Chemist Limited, we are dedicated to the continuous improvement of drug safety practices and ensuring the well-being of patients who use our pharmaceutical products. By embracing innovation, collaboration and patient-centric approach, we will remain at the forefront of pharmacovigilance, contributing to a safer and healthier future for all. Join us in our commitment to advancing drug safety and protecting patient health in Ghana.

Updates

Stay informed about the latest developments and updates from the Department of Pharmacovigilance, Unicom Chemist Limited. We regularly share important information regarding drug safety, regulatory changes and new initiatives to promote patient safety.

Contact Us
If you have any questions, need to report an adverse event or require further information about our pharmacovigilance activities, please do not hesitate to reach out to us. You can contact the Department of Pharmacovigilance, Unicom Chemist Limited through our dedicated communication channels, including phone, email, WhatsApp, or by visiting our website.

Mobile No.: 0243668625

WhatsApp: +233243668625

Email: drug.safety@unicomchemist.com

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Mr. Sylvester Joseph Azumah is a registered pharmacist and a member of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana with years of experience in community pharmacy. He’s the Regulatory Affairs Manager and the Qualified Person for Pharmacovigilance (QPPV) for Unicom Chemist Limited. He’s also a member of the Society of Pharmacovigilance – Ghana.
He holds a degree in Pharmacy from the Central University School of Pharmacy and a degree in Psychology from the University of Ghana.
He also holds a certificate in Pharmacovigilance from the African Collaborating Centre for Pharmacovigilance/Food and Drugs Authority, Ghana. Mr. Azumah is committed to improving drug safety and promoting the rational use of medicines in Ghana.

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