Pharmacovigilance in Nepal: Present Glance and Areas to Improve.

  • Roshan Giri Pharmaceutical Science Programme, School of Health And Allied Sciences, Faculty of Health Science, Pokhara University
  • Aman Kumar Sah Pharmaceutical Science Programme, School of Health And Allied Sciences, Faculty of Health Science, Pokhara University
  • Uday Bir Shahi Pharmaceutical Science Programme, School of Health And Allied Sciences, Faculty of Health Science, Pokhara University
Keywords: Pharmacovigilance, adverse event reporting, quality medicine use, Nepal


As the global issues ponder upon the drug safety and Consumer pharmacovigilance, pharmacovigilance in Nepal started from year 2004, however is still at infancy stage. In this commentary we aimed to portray the past and present state of the PV in Nepal along with some of the international and resource limited countries situation along with the areas we can work upon for the effective adverse event reporting, assessment, monitoring and management which leads to the drug safety and quality medicine use in some context in the resource limited countries like Nepal.


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Giri R, Sah AK, Shahi UB. Pharmacovigilance in Nepal: Present Glance and Areas to Improve. jpadr [Internet]. 2023Dec.1 [cited 2024Feb.21];4(4):1-. Available from: