Faculty of Pharmacy International Conference on " Current Perspective of Pharmacovigilance in Drug Discovery and Development "

Raipur (thestates.news) | Faculty of Pharmacy Kalinga University, Raipur Organized a 2 days International Conference on "Current Perspective of Pharmacovigilance in Drug Discovery and Development" on 7 th
and 8 th April 2022 through Hybrid mode, in association with Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission
Ghaziabad, IPA (State branch), APTI (State branch), Nirmala College of Pharmacy, Guntur,
Andhra Pradesh, Publication Partner Global Pharmacovigilance Society and supported by
Journal of Pharmacovigilance and Drug Research.

Day 1 of the International conference started with the inaugural session in which the imminent
Chief guest Professor Dr. Swarnlata Saraf, Director, UIOP, PRSSU, Raipur, talked on the
evolution of pharmacovigilance in different areas. Other dignitaries were Dr. Chanchal Deep
Kaur, Principal, RCPSR, Raipur, Dr. Anshita Gupta Soni, Principal, SRSIPS, Kumhari
and Dr. Shekhar Verma, Principal, UCP, PDUMHS, Raipur as the chairperson for scientific

The key note speakers were Dr. Maya Sharma (Director, Win Medicare, Modi Mundi Pharma, Signutra, India) delivered her talk on “Pharmacovigilance in Oncology”, Mr. Gurpreet Singh (Senior Director, PV Operations, Parexel, India) talked on “Pharmacovigilance: Current Trends, Challenges and Opportunity”, Dr. Irene R. Fermonte
(Chair person, ERANIM, Israel), discussed on “How real world data have impacted vaccination program worldwide: Israel as a case study”, Ms. Giset Lopez (Pharmacovigilance Specialist, CECMED, Cuba) talked on “ Importance of Risk Management plans evolution from the national authority of drugs” and Dr. Amer Ahmed Sayed (Associate Director of Pharmacovigilance in Clinical Development programs at Rocket Pharmaceuticals, Inc., USA.) Delivered his talk on “Innovative Approaches of Artificial Intelligence in Pharmacovigilance and Patient Safety”. The scientific session continued with poster
presentation by more than 30 participants and online e- presentation by more than 50 participants from various research areas on diverse fields. In all more than 250 participants were registered for the international conference.

Day 2 of the International Conference, started with talk of Ms. Katherine Daneri (Pharmacovigilance Manager, Vigilantia Healthcare, New Jersey) on “Challenges in the
Pharmacovigilance Implementation for Pharmaceutical Companies in Latin America” followed by other’s informative session by Dr. Chinmaya Mahapatra (Founder President, Global Pharmacovigilance Society, Odisha, India) on “Role of Adverse Drug Reaction Monitoring Centers in India and Importance of Articles Related to PV”, talk by Dr. B. Mamtha Nair (Director, Aggregate reports, Pfizer, India) on “Review of Lack of Therapeutic Cases in Aggregate Reports”, and Ms. Denis Rodrigues de Lima (Manager, Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc, Brazil) on “Comparison of Pharmacovigilance System in Brazil with other LATAM Countries”. Session was graced by the presence of respective Chairpersons for the scientific talk Dr. YogeshVaishnav, Professor, SSTC, Junwani, Bhilai, Dr. D.K. Tripathi,
Principal, RCPSR, Bhilai, Dr. Trilochan Sarpaygy, Professor, UCOP, UDPS, Raipur, Dr. Satyabrata Bhanja, Principal, RITEE College of Pharmacy, Raipur and Dr. Ravindra Pandey, Professor, Columbia Institute of Pharmacy, Raipur. Participants from the prestigious institutes actively attended the knowledgeable session. The scientific session
followed with more than 10 participants for oral presentation which was evaluated by the adjudicators.

The conference concluded with the valedictory session for which Chief Guest was respected Dr. R. Shridhar, Vice Chancellor, Kalinga University, Naya Raipur. The session started with the welcome address and briefing of two day conference by Dr. Sandip Prasad Tiwari, Principal,
Faculty of Pharmacy. The chief Guest shared his experience and importance of
pharmacovigilance in pharmacy field. Guest of Honor was Dr. Sangram Choudhary, Vice President Operation Mepro Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd., Gujarat, shared his industrial knowledge and encouraged the participants, followed by abstract conference proceeding release and prize distribution ceremony for Best Presentation Award. The first category of price distribution was Oral presentation given to Mr. Abhishek Dewangan from Shoolini University, Himachal Pradesh. From the second category of e-Poster Presentation winners were Mrs. Segu Pratyusha, Research scholar, VELS, Chennai, Mr. Rudra Pratap Singh Rajput, Research Scholar, Shri Rawatpura Sarkar Institute of Pharmacy, Kumahri and Ms. Swati Pandey, Assistant Professor, SIRT Pharmacy SAGE University, Bhopal. The last category was Poster Presentation, winners were Ayush Jain, M. Pharm. 2 nd Semester, Kalinga University, Neeraj Sahu, B. Pharm. 6 th semester Shri Rawatpura Sarkar Institute of Pharmacy, Kumhari and Patrick
Obeng B. Pharm. 4 th semester.

Vote of thanks was given by Ms. Rajni Yadav, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy
Kalinga University. She mentioned special thanks to management committee of Kalinga
University, Chief Guest, other Dignitaries, Dr. Sandip Prasad Tiwari, HOD, Faculty of
Pharmacy, and Mr. Sudeep Mandal, Ms. Sonam Chhipane, Mr. Pranjul Shrivastava, Dr.
Bhumika Chandrakar, Mr. Deependra Soni, Ms. Khushboo Gupta, Ms. Srishti Namdeo, as
organizing committee and students of pharmacy department as volunteers.