Pharmacovigilance in Libya: Current Status and Future Trends

Published on:September 2019
Indian Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 2019; 12(4):267-269
Short Communication | doi:10.5530/ijopp.12.4.56

Pharmacovigilance in Libya: Current Status and Future Trends

Authors and affiliation (s):

Ahmed Atia

Faculty of Medical Technology, University of Tripoli, Tripoli, LIBYA.


Libya, like other countries around the world, are working to develop vigorous pharmacovigilance systems. While the majority of the developed countries have established efficient pharmacovigilance systems, Libya still lack the basic structure to create such systems. This commentary emphases on the necessity of establishing pharmacovigilance system and focus on its current status and future prospect in Libya.

Key words: Pharmacovigilance, Libya, Adverse drug reaction, Healthcare, Medicines.


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