The Cochrane Adverse Effects Methods Group recently hosted two webinars discussing the challenges of reviewing and searching for adverse effects. If you missed it, click on the links below to view edited recordings of the webinars:


20th April 2017 - Adverse effects 1: How to overcome the challenge of reviewing adverse effects, Dr Loon Yoke

25th May 2017 - Adverse effects 2: Searching for adverse effects, Dr Su Golder **recording to follow shortly**


The following resources are open-access e-Learning opportunities available online:  


The Global Health Network:


External resources: 

Clinical Trials Network provide a free online Good Clinical Practice training course. The Good Clinical Practice (GCP) online training consists of 12 modules. Each module discusses a specific GCP standard, including a module on Participant Safety and Adverse Events:

Pharma Lessons offer several free online training courses in the form of short presentations, prepared for the pharmaceutical & biotech industry. Click on the link to go directly to their free pharmacovigilance training:

John Hopkins Bloomburg School of Public Health offers this free online course in Patient Safety and Medical Errors:

The World Health Organisation (WHO) website hosts a number of education and training resources relating to Patient safety: 

A WHO-ISoP pharmacovigilance curriculum databank is currently available openly on line in a pilot format:  "Have a try, test the tool and let us know your suggestions at"  

Eu2P host a number of different certified courses in pharmacovigilance, including short courses and both Masters and PhD courses:

Uppsala Monitoring Centre training video series available on YouTube: