Presentation on theme: "VETIDATA – A web based information system on veterinary medicinal products and legislation Henry Ottilie Institut für Pharmakologie, Pharmazie und Toxikologie,"— Presentation transcript:
VETIDATA – A web based information system on veterinary medicinal products and legislation Henry Ottilie Institut für Pharmakologie, Pharmazie und Toxikologie, Veterinärmedizinische Fakultät, Universität Leipzig
What is VETIDATA? Information centre for vets legal provisions drug/vaccine informations lists of substances (essential for treatment of equidae, for use in food producing animals)
Who uses? More than 6000 users research institutes pharmaceutical industries veterinarians associations and authorities practitioners students
Information flow Federal Office for Consumer Protection and Food Safety Pharmaceutical companies VETIDATA VetsUniversity/current research results Current legislation (EU, Germany)
Communication channels Telephone Fax Internet
Users feedback very rare only in case of possible liability of the vet Reasons Time? No risk awareness? Differences between countries? – Why?
Current project in pharmacovigilance repeated requests personal face-to-face contact permanent sensitation to the topic of adverse reactions (How) Is it possible to enhance the consciousness for pharmacovigilance?
Questions (When) Will product safety become critical selling point/product feature for veterinary drugs? Which company/drug will survive?
Answer Pharmacovigilance is an important issue of public health and the government appreciate its need for the common citizen. Dr. M. Hamid Ansari, Vice President of India New Delhi, Nov. 26, 2010 India: 1.2 Billion inhabitants, second most populous country in the world Europe and North and Middle Amerika: all in all 1.2 Billion inhabitants