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Table 3 National pharmacovigilance centres in Africa (Full PIDM members) [6, 13]

From: Organizational capacities of national pharmacovigilance centres in Africa: assessment of resource elements associated with successful and unsuccessful pharmacovigilance experiences

Country National regulatory authority/national PV centre Year of joining the PIDM Included in this study MSH country group
Angola Direcao Nacional de Medicamentos e Equipmentos 2013 Group 1
Benin Direction de la Pharmacie et des explorations diagnostics 2011  
Burkina Faso Direction Générale de la Pharmacie, du Médicament et des Laboratoires 2010  
Cameroon Direction de la Pharmacie, du Médicament et des Laboratoires 2010
Cape Verde Agência de Regulação e Supervisão dos Produtos Farmacêuticos e Alimentares 2012
Eritrea National Medicine and Food Administration 2012
Liberia Liberia Medicines and Health Products Regulatory Authority 2013
Madagascar Direction de la Phamacie, des Laboratoires et de la Médecine Traditionnelle 2009  
Mauritius Pharmacy Board, Ministry of Health and Quality of Life 2014
Niger Direction de la Pharmacie, des Laboratoires et de la Pharmacopée Traditionnelle 2012
Sudan National Medicines and Poisons Board 2009  
Swaziland Pharmaceutical Services Department 2015  
Botswana Drug Regulatory Services, Ministry of Health and Wellness 2009   Group 2
Congo, Democratic Republic Direction de la Pharmacie et du Médicament. 2010
Côte d’Ivoire Direction de la Pharmacie et du Médicament. 2010  
Ethiopia Food, Medicine and Health Care Administration and Control of Ethiopia 2008
Guinea Direction Nationale de la Pharmacie et du Laboratoire 2013  
Kenya Pharmacy and Poisons Board 2010
Mali Direction de la Pharmacie et des Médicaments 2011  
Mozambique Departamento Farmacêutico 2005
Rwanda Department of Pharmaceutical Services 2013
Senegal Direction de la Pharmacie et du Médicament 2009
Sierra Leone Pharmacy Board of Sierra Leone 2008
Togo Direction des Pharmacies, des Laboratoires et des Equipements Technique 2008  
Zambia Zambia Medicines Regulatory Agency 2010  
Zimbabwe Medicines Control Agency Zimbabwe 1998
Ghana Food and Drugs Authority 2001   Group 3
Tanzania, United Republic Tanzania Food and Drugs Authority 1993  
Namibia Namibia Medicines Regulatory Council 2009 Group 4
Nigeria National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control 2005
South Africa Medicines Control Council 1992  
Uganda National Drugs Authority 2008  
Egypt Egyptian Drug Authority 2002   N/A
Morocco Direction du Me’dicament et de la Pharmacie 1992   N/A
Tunisia Direction de la Pharmacie et du Médicament 1993   N/A
  1. N/A: These countries are not included in the MSH groupings
  2. □: Country included in the study