Pharmacovigilance

The term ‘pharmacovigilance’ was coined in the mid 70’s by a group of French pharmacologists and toxicologists to describe the operations encouraging evaluation of the risks and side effects potentially associated with drug treatment.(1, 2)The World Health Organization (WHO) defines pharmacovigilance as, ‘the science and activities relating to the detection, assessment, understanding and prevention of…

EU IVDR 2017/746: Overview of Regulation Changes

The In Vitro medical devices faced the implementation of the European Community Directive 98/79/EC in 1998. The In Vitro Diagnostic Directive (IVDD) 98/79/EC has been now transformed to In Vitro Diagnostic Regulation (IVDR) 2017/746/EU. The official timeline for this transition phase to complete implementation is 5 years (26th May 2022). The current regulatory framework for…

EU MDR 2017/745

The European Economic Area (EEA), inclusive of the European Union (EU) and European Free Trade Association (EFTA), has been contemplated as one of the largest global medical device markets. The obvious aspiration for device manufacturers is gaining an approval and maintaining access to this important market. It requires abiding by the regulatory changes to assure…

National Leadership Summit On Women And Education, 2019 Held At Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi

Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Foundation (WIFE) had conducted the second edition of the National Leadership Summit on Women and Education on 18th Feb 2019 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.  The Chief Guest of the summit, Shri Suresh Prabhu, Honorable Minister of Commerce, Industry and Civil Aviation addressed the gathering and acknowledged women and men who…

Training at Springer Nature

Turacoz Healthcare Solutions propitiously organized training on Medical Writing and Pharmacovigilance at Springer Nature, Pune on 24th-25th September 2018. Dr. Namrata Singh, Director and Vasudha, Lead Medical Writer of Turacoz Healthcare Solutions were the facilitators of the workshop. The sessions zeroed in on types of publications, lifecycle of a manuscript, literature search, safety narratives, aggregate…

Workshop at Max Healthcare Hospital

Turacoz, on 6th March 2019,fortuitously steered a workshop discussing “How to Conduct Research and Publish It?”, at Max Healthcare Hospital, Vaishali. The workshop was organized by Dr. Namrata Singh, Founder & Director of Turacoz. The workshop covered various paramount topics such as importance of research, framing a research question, writing a research proposal, guidelines for…