Ensure pharmacovigilance


Report on the adverse reactions of pharmaceutical products to the competent authorities.

Alternative labels

assure pharmacovigilance
report on adverse reactions of pharmaceutical products
ensure pharmaco-vigilance

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Ensure pharmacovigilance is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Hospital pharmacist: Hospital pharmacists prepare, dispense and provide medication to patients in hospitals. They collaborate with healthcare personnel such as doctors and nurses to treat patients and also offer advice and information on medications.
Pharmacist: Pharmacists prepare, dispense, and provide prescriptions for, over the counter medication. They offer clinical information on medicines, report suspected adverse reactions, and provide personalised support to patients. Pharmacists formulate and test medications in laboratories, and store, preserve, and distribute them.

Optional skill

Ensure pharmacovigilance is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Industrial pharmacist: Industrial pharmacists are involved in the research and creation of medications. They develop new medicines, perform tests, assure quality and ensure that medication complies with regulations.




  1. Ensure pharmacovigilance – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022