National Drug Quality Reporting System at Ministry of Health in Saudi Arabia
- *Corresponding Author:
- Yousef Ahmed Alomi
The Past General Manager of General
General Administration of Pharmaceutical Care Head
National Clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice Head
Pharmacy R&D Administration, Ministry of Health
P.O. BOX 100, Riyadh 11392, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: May 11, 2016; Accepted Date: May 15, 2016; Published Date: May 21, 2016
Citation: Alomi YA, Kamal E (2016) National Drug Quality Reporting System at Ministry of Health in Saudi Arabia. J Pharmacovigilance 4:208. doi: 10.4172/2329-6887.1000208
Copyright: © 2016 Alomi YA, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
National Quality Reporting System at Ministry of Health (MOH) in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is a unique system existed. It is part of National Medication Program. The system is the only tool to detect and follow up the quality of medications products in hospital pharmacies or primary care center pharmacies. It looks alike of post-marketing surveillance in registration agencies national and international wise. The system prevents any risk of drug-related problems before occurs, promote the effective medications, prevents fake drugs, and stop bad quality medicines. The system started before ten years in Saudi Arabia with small scale then expanded and became National System through General Administration of Pharmaceutical Care at MOH. The system updated with using an electronic form of documentation. The system is very demandable for implementation locally and nationally. It improves the quality of medication, and it is an excellent system and apart of pharmacy indicator of successful pharmacy strategic plan at MOH in Saudi Arabia.