Resources Needed for Risk Assessment

  • G. A. Faich
Conference paper
Part of the Health Systems Research book series (HEALTH)


This paper addresses resource needs for assessing the risk of pharmaceutical products. My remarks are largely confined to the postapproval aspects of risk assessment and are based on lessons learned during the 6 years I have been charged with postmarketing safety monitoring at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). There are three ingredients essential for providing resources for risk assessment:
  1. a)

    data resources,

  2. b)

    people, and

  3. c)




Risk Assessment Topical Minoxidil Adverse Drug Reaction Monitoring Epidemiologic Technique Intercontinental Medical Statistics 
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