IMSN Members

As of 2018, IMSN participating members are:

Argentina


Asociacion Argentina de Farmaceuticos de Hospital
Associate IMSN member

  • Delegates
    Pamela Bertoldo, Secretary
    Marcela Rousseau
  • Contact
    Secreteria
    Asociacion Argentina de Farmaceuticos de Hospital
    Tel 011-155-4122870
    Julio A Roca 751 2o Piso, C1067ABC
    Buenos Aires
    Email : fvg@aafhospitalaria.org.ar

Australia


The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
Full IMSN member

  • Delegate
    Chris Leahy, Director eHealth and Medication Safety

Brasil


Instituto para Práticas Seguras no Uso de Medicamentos (ISMP-Brasil)
Full IMSN member

  • Delegates
    Mario Borges Rosa, President
    Tânia Azevedo Anacleto, Scientific Director

Canada


Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada (ISMP-Canada)
Full IMSN member

  • Delegates
    Carolyn Hoffman, President & CEO
    David U, Medication Safety Advisor
    Sylvia Hyland, Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
    Michael Hamilton, Physician Lead and Medication Safety Specialist

Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI)

  • Delegate
    Sandi Kossey, Senior Director, Canadian Patient Safety Institute

Health Canada

  • Delegate
    Sally Pepper, Patient Safety Specialist, Health Canada
  • Contact
    Sally Pepper
    Patient Safety Specialist
    Health Canada

China


Chinese Pharmaceutical Association
Full IMSN member

  • Delegate
    Fang Liu
  • Contact
    Fang Liu, Senior pharmacist, MD, MSc
    Department of Pharmacy,Peking University Third Hospital
    Room 509, Building of Pharmacy
    No.49,Hua Yuan Bei Road,Haidian District
    Beijing,100191,China
    Tel 861082266682
    Fax 861082265740
    Email : liufang8-111@163.com

Colombia


ACQFH (Colombian Society of Hospital Pharmacists)
Full IMSN member

  • Delegates
    Ismael Basto, President
    Fabian Beltran
  • Contact
    ACQFH (Colombian Society of Hospital Pharmacists)
    Tel 571-603-0303 Ext. 5145
    Calle 119 No. 7 - 75 Bogota, DC
    Colombia -
    Email : ismael.basto@fsfb.org.co

Denmark


Styrelsen for Patientsikkerheds læringsenhed
Danish Patient Safety Authority

Full IMSN member

  • Delegates
    Dr. Annemarie Hellebek, Head of Unit for Quality and Patient Safety in the Capital Region of Denmark
    Pia Knudsen, Pharmacist, Senior Patient Safety Officer, Danish Patient Safety Authority
  • Contact
    Pia Knudsen, Pharmacist, Senior Patient Safety Officer,
    Danish Patient Safety Authority
    Styrelsen for Patientsikkerheds læringsenhed
    Islands Brygge 67 (from 3rd February 2016)
    DK-2300 København S
    Finsensvej 15 (until 3rd February 2016)
    DK-2000 Frederiksberg
    Websites : www.patientombuddet.dk , stps.dk
    Email : piak@stps.dk

France


Prescrire - Programme Éviter l’Évitable
Prescrire' Preventing the Preventable Programme

Full IMSN member

  • Delegates
    Étienne Schmitt, Head of Prescrire Programme Éviter l’Évitable
    Marie-France Gonzalvez, Coordinator

French Network of Pharmacovigilance Centers

  • Delegate
    Dr Marie-Blanche Valnet-Rabier, Associate Director, Regional Pharmacovigilance Centre of Franche Comté
  • Contact
    Dr Marie-Blanche Valnet-Rabier, Associate Director, Regional Pharmacovigilance Centre of Franche Comté
    CHRU Jean Minjoz 3 boulevard Alexandre Fleming
    25030 BESANCON Cedex
    Tel +333 81 66 84 74 Fax +333 81 66 85 58
    Website : www.rfcrpv.fr
    Email : mbrabier@chu-besancon.fr

Germany


Drug Commission of the German Medical Association
Associate IMSN member

  • Delegates
    Dr. med. Thomas Stammschulte
    Dr. med. Ursula Köberle
    Dipl.-Pharm. Birgit Vogt, MSc
  • Contact
    Dr. med. Thomas Stammschulte
    Arzneimittelkommission der deutschen Ärzteschaft
    Herbert-Lewin-Platz 1
    10623 Berlin
    Tel +49 (0) 30 400456-500 (Dw. -561) Fax + 49 (0) 30 400456-555
    Website : www.akdae.de
    Email : thomas.stammschulte@akdae.de

Hong-Kong


Hong-Kong Hospital Authority
Full IMSN member

  • Delegates
    Benjamin Kwong, Senior Pharmacist
    Anna Lee, Chief Pharmacist
  • Contact
    Hospital Authority Chief Pharmacist's Office
    Tel + 852 23007492 Fax + 852 21946844
    147B Argyle Street; Rm 518N
    Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Website : www.ha.org.hk
    Email : kwongys@ha.org.hk

Iran


Iranian Pharmacovigilance Center
Associate IMSN member

  • Delegate
    Gloria Shalviri, Pharm D, MPH Director
  • Contact
    Iranian ADR Monitoring Center
    Ministry of Health
    No.24, 2nd Building
    Teheran
    Email : shalviri_g@yahoo.com

Ireland


Medication Safety Improvement Programme, Health Service Executive
Associate IMSN member

  • Delegate
    Ciara Kirke, Clinical Lead, Medication Safety Improvement Programme, Health Service Executive
  • Contact
    Ciara Kirke
    Clinical Lead, Medication Safety Improvement Programme,
    Quality Improvement Division, Health Service Executive
    Room 1.45, Dr Steevens’ Hospital
    Steevens’ Lane, Dublin D08 W2A8, Ireland
    Website : www.safermeds.ie
    Email : safermeds@hse.ie

Irish Medication Safety Network
Associate IMSN member

  • Delegates
    Pat O’Brien, Galway University Hospitals
    Niamh O’Hanlon, St Vincent’s University Hospital
    Eileen Relihan, St James’s Hospital
    Karen Robinson, State Claims Agency

Israel


Direction of Pharmacovigilance
Associate IMSN member

  • Delegates
    Eyal Schwartzberg, Director of Pharmacovigilance
    Zvi Levinhar
  • Contact
    Eyal Schwartzberg
    Director of Pharmacovigilance
    Ministry of Health, Israel
    Pharmacy Department
    39 Yirmiyahu St.
    P.O.Box 1176
    Jerusalem 9101002
    Tel 972-6241010 Fax 972-5655969
    Email : eyal@hy.health.gov.il

Mexico


Hospital Medica Sur Pharmacovigilance Institutional Center
Associate IMSN member

  • Delegate
    Alejandra Rosete, MD
  • Contact
    Alejandra Rosete, MD
    Hospital Medica Sur
    Tel 525554247200
    Pharmacovigilance Institutional Center,Puente de Piedra 150. Col. Toriello Guerra.
    Torre II Planta Baja
    Email : arosete@medicasur.org.mx

Morocco


Morocco Poison Control and Pharmacovigilance Centre (CAPM)
IMSN member

  • Delegates
    Ghita Benabdallah, Pharmacist
    Loubna Alj, Pharmacist
  • Contact
    Pr Rachida Soulaymani Bencheikh, Director
    Centre Anti Poison et de Pharmacovigilance du Maroc (CAPM)
    Rue Lamfedel Cherkaoui, Rabat Instituts
    Madinate Al Irfane, B.P. 6671, Rabat 10100, Maroc
    Tel +212 05 37 77 71 69 Fax +212 05 37 77 71 67
    Website : www.capm.ma
    Email : ritabenabdallah@gmail.com

Netherlands


Portaal voor Patiëntveiligheid - Centrale Medicatie-incidenten Registratie (CMR)
Full IMSN member

  • Delegates
    Arianne van Rhijn, Pharmacist
    Marjolein Bonten, Manager

New Zealand


New Zealand National Medication Safety Programme
Full IMSN member

  • Delegates
    Desiree Kunac, PhD Medical Assessor (IVMP), New Zealand Pharmacovigilance Centre
    William Allan, Medication Safety Specialist, Health Quality & Safety Commission

Oman


Ministry of health sultanate of Oman -Muscat

  • Delegates
    Ph.Nussaiba Habib Mohammed, Director general of medical supplies
    Sara Albalushi

Portugal


Associação Portuguesa de Farmacêuticos Hospitalares (APFH)
Associate IMSN member

  • Delegates
    Aïda Batista
    Ana Cristina Rama
  • Contact
    No contact Information.

Qatar


Medication Safety & Quality Center (MSQC)
Pharmacy Executive Office
Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC)
Full IMSN member

  • Delegates
    Dr. Moza Al-Hail, Chair of MSQC & Executive Director of Pharmacy, HMC
    Dr. Anas Hamad, Head of MSQC, HMC
    Dr. Wessam El Kassem, Co-Head of MSQC, HMC
  • Contact
    Dr. Anas Hamad
    Director of Pharmacy Department, National Center for Cancer Care and Research
    Head of Medication Safety & Quality Center, Pharmacy Executive Office
    Hamad Medical Corporation
    Tel: +974 44397919/ 095
    P.O. Box: 3050 Doha, Qatar
    Website : www.hamad.qa
    Email : ahamad6@hamad.qa

Saudi Arabia


Saudi Medication Safety Center
Full IMSN member

  • Delegates
    Gregory A. Poff, Chairman, Saudi Medication Safety Center
  • Contact
    Dr. Gregory A. Poff, Chairman
    Saudi Medication Safety Center
    Ministry of National Guard - Health Affairs
    Tel 966 1 801-1111 Ext 48403
    PO Box 22490
    Riyadh , - 11426
    Email : poffgr@ngha.med.sa

Singapore


Singapore National Medication Safety Taskforce
Full IMSN member

  • Delegates
    Wu Tuck Seng, Immediate Past Chairperson of the National Medication Safety Committee
    Tel: 65 6772 5008
    Email: tuck_seng_wu@nuhs.edu.sg
  • Contact
    Ms Liu Pei, Manager, Patient Safety & Quality Improvement Branch, Clinical Quality, Performance & Technology Division
    Ministry of Health, Singapore
    College of Medicine Building
    16 College Road, Singapore 169854
    Tel: 65 6325 2076
    Website : www.moh.gov.sg
    Email : liu_pei@moh.gov.sg

Spain


Instituto para el Uso Seguro de los Medicamentos ISMP-España
Full IMSN member

  • Delegate
    Maria Jose Otéro Lopez, PhD, President ISMP-España
  • Contact
    Maria Jose Otéro Lopez, PhD
    ISMP-España
    Tel +34 923291257 Fax +34 923291174
    Hospital Universitario de Salamanca,Paseo San Vicente 58
    Salamanca, - 37007
    Website : www.ismp-espana.org
    Email : MJOTERO@telefonica.net

Sweden


National Board of Health and Welfare
Associate IMSN member

  • Delegates
    Annsofie Fyhr, Pharmacist, Landstinget i Jönköpings län
    Anne Hiselius, Pharmacist, Landstinget i Jönköpings län
  • Contact
    Annsofie Fyhr
    Folkhälsa och sjukvård/Läkemedel
    Landstinget i Jönköpings län
    Länssjukhuset Ryhov, Hus E3 plan 5, 551 85 Jönköping
    Email : Ann-Sofie.Fyhr@rlj.se

Thailand


Thai Food and Drug Administration
Associate IMSN member

  • Delegate
    Watcharee Rungapiromnan, Staff Health Product Vigilance Center

United Arab Emirates


Emirates Pharmaceutical Society
Full IMSN member

  • Delegates
    Dr. Mariam Galadari, President, Emirates Pharmaceutical Society
    Dr. Nadia Almazroui, Vice President, Emirates Pharmaceutical Society
  • Contact
    Dr. Mariam Galadari, President
    Emirates Pharmaceutical Society

United Kingdom


NHS England Safe Medication Practice and Medical Devices
Full IMSN member

  • Delegate
    David Gerrett, Senior Pharmacist, National Patient Safety Agency

United States of America


Institute for Safe Medication Practices ISMP
Full IMSN member

  • Delegates
    Michael R. Cohen, President, ISMP
    Susan Paparella, Vice president, ISMP
    Allen Vaida, Executive Vice President, ISMP
  • Contact
    Michael R. Cohen, President
    Institute for Safe Medication Practices
    Tel 215-947-7797 Fax 215-914-1492
    200 Lakeside Drive, Suite 200
    Horsham, PA - 19044
    Website : www.ismp.org
    Email : mcohen@ismp.org

US Food & Drug Administration

  • Delegate
    Lubna Merchant, Director (acting)/Division of Medication Error Prevention and Analysis
  • Contact
    Lubna Merchant,
    Director (acting)/Division of Medication Error Prevention and Analysis
    Deputy Director/Office of Medication Error Prevention and Risk Management
    Office of Surveillance and Epidemiology
    Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
    US Food & Drug Administration
    Tel: 301-796-5162
    Website : www.fda.gov
    Email : lubna.merchant@fda.hhs.gov

World Health Organization


WHO Patient Safety Programme
Correspondant member

  • Contact
    Dr Neelam Dhingra-Kumar, Coordinator,
    Dr Edward Kelley, Coordinator,
    Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Unit
    Service Delivery and Safety Department
    Health Systems and Innovation (HIS/PSP)
    World Health Organization
    Avenue Appia 20
    CH-1211 Geneva 27
    Switzerland
    Website : www.who.int/patientsafety
    Email : patientsafety@who.int

Pharmacovigilance WHO Collaborating Centre for International Drug Monitoring, Uppsala
Correspondant member

  • Contact
    Dr. Shanthi Pal, Technical Officer
    Quality and Safety of Medicines (QSM)
    Essential Medicines and Health Products (EMP)
    Health Systems and Innovation (HIS)
    World Health Organization (WHO)
    Tel 41-227911318 Fax 41-227914730
    Avenue Appia 20
    CH-1211 Geneva 27
    Switzerland
    Website : www.who-umc.org
    Email : pals@who.int

WHO International Nonproprietary Names Programme
Correspondant member

  • Contact
    Dr R. Balocco Mattavelli, Group Lead INN
    International Nonproprietary Name (INN) Programme
    RHT / TSN Technologies Standards and Norms
    Department of Essential Medicines and Health Products (EMP)
    Health Systems and Innovation (HIS) Cluster
    World Health Organization (WHO)
    Tel +41 22 791 1249 Fax +41 22 791 4730
    20 Avenue Appia
    1211, Geneva 27
    Switzerland
    Website : www.who.int/medicines/services/inn
    Email : innprogramme@who.int