European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology

, Volume 64, Issue 2, pp 173–181 | Cite as

The future of pharmacovigilance: a personal view

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The WHO Foundation Collaborating Centre for International Drug MonitoringUppsalaSweden

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