Pharmacovigilance is one of the fastest growing vertical in Clinical Research. Many CROs, IT and Pharma Companies are playing an important role in Pharmacovigilance sector. If you are a Pharma, Life Science or Medical Graduate, you can build your career in this sector.
As a pharmacovigilance professional you are responsible for monitoring and reporting the effectiveness and any adverse effects or side effects of pharmaceutical products on the market in the general population and in hospitals or in research trials.
There are different opportunities available, some of the profiles are-
- Drug Safety Associate
- Case Processing expert
- Pharmacovigilance officer
- Clinical Safety Scientists etc
In India a Drug Safety Associate can earn 2.4- 4.0 Lacs per annum, however it completely depends upon the employer and job location. Pay Package can vary from one employer to another.
There are good long term career options are available in Pharmacovigilance Industry, You can switch from Pharma company to IT Company and to CRO (Contract Research Organizations).
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