The new edition of the electronic newsletter "VIG-NEWS" of the federal agency for medicines and health products (famhp) is now available. The VIG-NEWS is a selection of recent news concerning pharmacovigilance from different sources.
Due to an underemployment within the Call Center Registration in 2014, this resulted in a delay in the processing of the daily requests send to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the meantime the team has been expanded and a procedure has been worked out in order to absorb the delayed requests. As for the new requests, a workflow has been worked out in order to increase the efficiency.
Due to a reduction in the manufacturing capacity for the vaccines HAVRIX 1440 and HAVRIX JUNIOR 720 (GSK), used to protect adults and children against hepatitis A, and in order to limit the impact of these supply shortages, alternatives are being proposed The Superior Health Council (SHC) details the correct use of the proposed alternatives in advice number 9260: Recommendation concerning the risk on the shortage supply for hepatitis A vaccine.