11-JUL-2016: Dr Syed Ziaur Rahman, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College has been nominated as Member of Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the 16th Annual Meeting of International Society of Pharmacovigilance (ISoP).
Dr Rahman, who is also the National Secretary of Society of Pharmacovigilance India (SoPI), informed that the upcoming ISoP meeting will be held first time in India in collaboration and jointly in association with 16th annual meeting of SoPI during 17-19 October 2016 at ITC Mughal Hotel, Agra.
He also informed that the former Chairman, Department of Pharmacology, JNMC, Prof K C Singhal, is the Chairman of LOC and Co-Chairman of the Scientific Committee.
Around 100 foreign participants and a few hundred Indian delegates are expected to attend this joint meeting which will also host a day-long pre-conference workshop on October 16, 2016. Large number of country representatives of WHO Collaborating Centre for International Drug Monitoring (WHO-UMC), delegates from various pharmaceutical companies, institutions and associations had already submitted abstracts of their research papers and confirmed their participation either in the conference or workshop.