Pharmacovigilance Committee

The East Point College of Medical Sciences and Research Centre has been established with the consent of RGUHS. The Pharmaco-vigilance Committee has been constituted as a part of academics and is appended below:

Sl.No Names and Designation Status in the Committee Phone No
1 Dr. Sandhya T Avadhany
Principal & Prof. of Physiology
Chairman 080 - 25136200
2 Dr Prem Kumar
Medical Director/ Prof. of Gen. Medicine
Member 080 - 25136200
3 Dr. R.J.Vevai
Medical Superintendent
Member 080 - 25136200
4 Dr. Sujatha Sowmyanarayan
Prof & HOD of Pharmacology
Coordinator 080 - 25136200
5 Dr Santhosh Kumar
Assistant Prof. of Pharmacology
Assoc. Coordinator 080 - 25136200
6 Dr. Ziaulla Shariff
Prof. And HOD of Surgery
Member 080 - 25136200
7 Dr. Kalavathi Biradar
Prof. & HOD of OBG
Member 080 - 25136200
8 Dr. Vandana Kulkarni
Assoc. Prof. of Anaesthsiology
Member 080 - 25136200
9 Dr. Prabhakar
Prof. and HOD of Medicine
Member 080 - 25136200
10 Dr. Rajeshwari K A
Prof. and HOD of Ophthalmology
Assistant Prof of Dermatology 080 - 25136200
11 Smt. Sunila
Nursing Superintendent
Member 080 - 25136200
12 Mr. Ramesh
Pharmacist
Member 080 - 25136200

The main functions of the Committee shall include the assessment of the incidences of adverse reactions to medicines, vaccines and devices used on the patients in the hospital and maintain the records of the same up to date. They shall ensure necessary follow up action to avoid such incidents or lapses and advise the Principal of the action taken. They shall also periodically audit the treatment modalities and suggest improvements where indicated.

The Committee shall maintain a database of all notified ADRs and shall be responsible for assessing proposals for drug trials in the hospital.