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The EU Pharmacovigilance System

  • Michael KaedingEmail author
  • Julia Schmälter
  • Christoph Klika
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Abstract

This chapter introduces pharmacovigilance in the European Union (EU); due to the multi-level nature of the EU, pharmacovigilance is described both at the European and the national level. Both levels are linked through multiple inter-institutional relations and, in combination, the European and national levels make up the EU’s pharmacovigilance system.

Keywords

European Union Member State Medicinal Product Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting European Parliament 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Kaeding
    • 1
    Email author
  • Julia Schmälter
    • 1
  • Christoph Klika
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für PolitikwissenschaftUniversität Duisburg-Essen Institut für PolitikwissenschaftDuisburgGermany

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