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Table 6 Signalsa detected in four different sub-Saharan countries, 2013–2017

From: Baseline assessment of pharmacovigilance activities in four sub-Saharan African countries: a perspective on tuberculosis

Country # signals detected # signals based on national data # regulatory actions taken based on signals # signals for TB medicines
Eswatini 2 0 0 0
Ethiopia 0 0 31b 0
Nigeria 0 0 0 0
Tanzania 1 1 10 0
  1. aFor a definition of this term, see https://www.ema.europa.eu/en/documents/scientific-guideline/guideline-good-pharmacovigilance-practices-gvp-module-ix-signal-management-rev-1_en.pdf
  2. bThese regulatory actions were taken for the general medicine report, but were not based on signals detected