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Table 3 Analysis of WHO Core Pharmacovigilance Process Indicators of the six tertiary hospitals in the South-South zone of Nigeria

From: Assessment of the state of pharmacovigilance in the South-South zone of Nigeria using WHO pharmacovigilance indicators

Indicator Item Assessment questions UCTH UUTH UPTH NDUTH DELSUTH UBTH
CP1 Total number of ADR reports received in the previous year 16 0 0 1 9 26
CP2 Reports (current total number) in the local database 41 1 0 12 12 831
CP3 Percentage of total annual reports acknowledged/issued feedback 0 0 0 0 0 0
CP4 Percentage of total reports subjected to causality assessment in the previous year. 0 0 0 0 0 84.6
CP5 Percentage of total annual reports satisfactorily completed and submitted to the local Pharmacovigilance Centre in the previous year. 18.8 0 0 0 77.8 84.6
CP5a Percentage of reports committed to National Pharmacovigilance Centre database from the local Pharmacovigilance centre 0 0 0 0 0 100
CP6 Percentage of reports of therapeutic ineffectiveness received in the previous year 0 0 0 0 0 0
CP7 Percentage of reports on medication errors reported in the previous year 0 0 0 0 0 7.7
CP8 Percentage of registered pharmaceutical industries having a functional Pharmacovigilance system? Not applicable in this study. Only applicable at the level of National Pharmacovigilance Centre
CP9 Number of active surveillance activities initiated, ongoing or completed in the last five years 0 0 0 0 0 1
  1. UBTH University of Benin Teaching Hospital Benin-City, Edo State; UCTH University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar Cross-River State; UPTH University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Port Harcourt, Rivers State; UUTH University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, Uyo, Akwa- Ibom State; DELSUTH Delta State University Teaching Hospital Oghara, Delta State; NDUTH Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital Okolobri, Bayelsa State; ADR Adverse Drug Reaction; WHO World Health Organization