The National Pharmacovigilance centre of Nigeria participated in the 2020 Med Safety week 2nd to 6th November
Nigeria used this opportunity and launched the Med Safety App to boost ADR reporting. The app was launched by the Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire on the November 4th 2020 with WHO, UMC, UNICEF, MHRA represented virtually. The Med Safety app is an application to assist the process of ADR reporting, using smartphones which are in the hands of most people.
Poor reporting is a well-known challenge in adverse drug reaction reporting. Therefore, pharmacovigilance experts are continuously seeking for means to overcome the challenge.