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Ministry of Health and Quality of Life

How to report

 Reporting Guidelines for Mauritius:
A. Health Care Professional
Reports concern all medicines including vaccines, blood factors and immunoglobulins, herbal medicines ,Ayurvedic and  homeopathic remedies, available on the Mauritian market and/or in Private Institutions and/or in Government Health Institutions
 Health Care professionals may report by using any one of these three methods:
1.                              By sending a mail to  pharmacovigilancemauritius
2.                              Online :
For adverse drug reactions at:  
3.                              Or on the Yellow Card available on request from points of contact in hospitals or download here  and sending the form to the National Pharmacovigilance Centre , 10th Floor, Emmanuel Anquetil Building, Port-Louis
Points of Contact:
1.      SSRN Hospital: Mr. A. Seeneevassen, Pharmacist/Sr Pharmacist
2.      Dr. A. G. Jeetoo Hospital: Mrs. K. Capery, Pharmacist/Sr Pharmacist
3.      Victoria Hospital: Mrs. B. Nuckchady-Hurry, Pharmacist/Sr Pharmacist
4.      Flacq Hospital: Ms. N. Eathally, Pharmacist/Sr Pharmacist
5.      J. Nehru Hospital: Mrs. S. Hurbissoon, Pharmacist/Sr Pharmacist
6.      S. Bharati Eye Hospital: Ms. S. Lalloo, Pharmacist/Sr Pharmacist
7.      Brown Sequard Mental Health: Mrs. H. B. Uteene, Pharmacist/Sr Pharmacist
8.      Central Supplies Division: Mr. V. Mooneeramsing, Pharmacist/Sr Pharmacist
B. Pharmaceutical Companies, Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Pharmacy Wholesalers
The National Pharmacovigilance Committee of Mauritius has adopted the ICH guidelines for the reporting of ADRs.
 Serious Adverse Drug Reactions that occurred in Mauritius should be reported to the National Pharmacovigilance Committee within 7 days. We stress on the reporting of reactions where:
1.      Patient died due to reaction
2.      the reaction was life-threatening
3.      the reaction caused congenital abnormality
PV reports must be done on CIOMS form and can be sent by mail on:
 pharmacovigilancemauritius  and/ or
 to the National Pharmacovigilance Centre , 10th Floor, Emmanuel Anquetil Building, Port-Louis
All non-serious ADRs occurring inside the Mauritian territory must be reported within 30 days. The Committee examine reports from both Health Care Professionals and consumers for ADR occurring within Mauritius.
Evaluation or revaluation reports or marketing suspension by other pharmacovigilance centres or drug agency should reach us within 15 calendar days
C. Members of the Public
You may report by using one of these two methods
1.      By sending a mail to  pharmacovigilancemauritius
2.      Online:
                                          i.    For adverse drug reactions at:  
                                        ii.    ii. For quality issues at: 


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