Safety Officer, and is based in Montreal, Canada. He is an Executive Committee member and Treasurer of the International Society of Pharmacovigilance (ISoP), Leader of the Medical Device Safety – Special Interest Group (SIG) and serves on the NASoP Executive Committee as the Coordinator of Membership.
He previously held leadership roles in pharmaceutical companies in Europe and Canada. He holds a Degree in Pharmacy and PhD in Pharmacology from Algiers University, Algeria and a Master in Pharmacovigilance and Drug Safety from Paris Descartes University, France.
Omar has presented in multiple scientific forums with interest in new technologies and the improvement of pharmacovigilance around the world.
Dr Grace Wangge is a medical doctor and epidemiologist, teaching in the field of Public Health and Public Health Policy. She got her medical degree from Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia and PhD from Utrecht Universiteit in the Netherlands in the field of Pharmacoepidemiology. She also had a postdoctoral fellowship with Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, USA.
Since returning to Indonesia in 2014, she has developed research expertise in community medicine, community nutrition, public health policy and pharmacovigilance. She also has years of experience in research and capacity building at the grassroots level, as well as evaluating the implementation of health and nutrition programs in primary health services in Indonesia.
Jo Barnes is Professor in Herbal Medicines and Deputy Head of the School of Pharmacy in the Faculty for Medical and Health Sciences at the University of Auckland in New Zealand. Jo is the chapter lead for the Western Pacific chapter of the International Society of Pharmacovigilance, and was the founding chair of the Herbal and Traditional Medicines special interest of ISoP (2017-2022). Jo was a member of the Executive Committee of ISoP (2006-2009).
Office : – Institute of Forensic Sciences and Criminology Udayana University Denpasar Bali, Indonesian
– Department of Pharmacy Faculty Mathematic and Basic Sciences Udayana University
Qualifications and affiliations :
1987 – 1992 Undergraduate Pharmacy at Institute of Technology Bandung (ITB) – West Java, Indonesia
1992 – 1993 Pharmacist (Apotheker) at Institute of Technology Bandung (ITB) – West Java, Indonesia
1995 – 1997 Master Pharmacy at Institute of Technology Bandung (ITB) – West Java, Indonesia
2000 – 2004 Doctor of Natural Sciences in Field Forensic Toxicology – at Institute of Pharmacy, University Hamburg, Germany and at Institute of Forensic Medicine, George August University – Goettingen, Germany
2000 – 2004 Young Scientist Researcher in Field Forensic Toxicology at Institute of Forensic Medicine, George August University – Goettingen, Germany
2004 – now Senior Lecture in Pharmacy Department – Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences – Udayana University
2018 – bow Expert advisor of Governor Bali in Field Balinese Traditional Medicine and Balinese Wellness
Helen Byomire Ndagije, a pharmacist and clinical epidemiologist is the Director of Product Safety at the National Drug Authority in Uganda. She is the President of the Africa Chapter of the International Society of Pharmacovigilance (ISoP), holds a masters in business administration and a doctorate in public health. She is known for having introduced a decentralised system of pharmacovigilance in Uganda. She has also been the Vice Chairperson of the African Vaccine Regulator’s Forum(AVAREF) , a network that has recently seen the regulatory system for clinical trials of medicines and vaccines uplifted in the region. She is a member of the Patient Engagement Special interest group of ISoP. She gives pharmacovigilance lectures to undergraduate, masters and post-graduate students and supervises doctorate students in pharmacovigilance.
Global leader in medication safety, currently president of the International Society of Pharmacovigilance (ISoP), an institution with presence in 100 countries, whose mission is to improve the medication safety worldly.
Pharmacist, Epidemiologist, Ms Pharmaceutical Care, MSc Education. With 20 years of experience, she is an international consultant and lecturer in pharmacovigilance, safe use of medications and medical devices, patient safety, patient education, leadership and communication. Member of Research Ethics Committees, she was president of the Colombian Pharmacovigilance Association for 5 years, founding member and Co-chair of the ISoP Special Interest Group (SIG) “Medication errors”. ISoP SIG Risk Communication and SIG Patient Engagement member. Founding member of Latin American Network of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare Systems (RELAESA). Currently Pharmacy Career Director in Pontificia Universidad Javeriana.