Uppsala Reports

UMC's news magazine for anyone concerned with the latest issues of pharmacovigilance. The magazine is printed and selectively distributed by UMC but can also be acquired in digital format for free.

Uppsala Reports

Keep up to date with the latest news on safer use of medicines, pharmacovigilance practice, the activities of the WHO Programme and related topics through our quarterly magazine. You can sign up for a digital subscription or download past issues free of charge.


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The Puberty of a Medicine

From Uppsala Reports - By breaking down the wall between the pre- and post-marketing phases in a medication’s life-cycle, the safety profile of a new product would have more time to mature in the real world, argues Dr Agnes Kant from Lareb.

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Cabo Verde patient safety issues

From Uppsala Reports -Black-market medicines, self-medication, and a low general knowledge of the safe use of drugs motivated Cabo Verde’s national pharmacovigilance centre to boost public awareness with a TV and radio campaign.

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Anti-Microbial Resistance

An article from the latest Uppsala Reports on AMR, which is one of the greatest obstacles to achieving UN's Sustainable Development Goals. It is increasingly recognised as an issue which requires global collective action.

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Global Standards for Medicinal Product Definitions

The Identification of Medicinal Products (IDMP) – a set of international standards – supports harmonised specifications for pharmaceutical products and their ingredients in order to enhance pharmacovigilance activities globally.

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ADR reporting awareness on social media

21 National Competent Authorities came together in a first-of-its-kind EU-wide social media campaign during an adverse drug reaction awareness week in 2016.

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