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Scheme for Promoting Pharmacovigilance of AYUSH Drugs

Objective 

  • To develop the culture of documenting adverse effects and undertake safety monitoring of Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani and Homoeopathy drugs and 
  • Surveillance of misleading advertisements appearing in the print and electronic media. 

Salient Features 

  • The scheme intends to facilitate the establishment of three-tier network of 
  • National Pharmacovigilance Centre (NPvCC), 
  • Intermediary Pharmacovigilance Centres (IPvCCs) and 
  • Peripheral Pharmacovigilance Centres (PPvCC). 
  • All India Institute of Ayurveda, New Delhi, an autonomous body under the Ministry of AYUSH, has been designated as National Pharmacovigilance Centre for coordinating various activities of the initiative.