Revised: 21 September 2015
Medsafe, part of the Ministry of Health, is responsible for pharmacovigilance activities in New Zealand.
The collection of reports of suspected adverse reactions to medicines is contracted by the Ministry of Health to the Centre for Adverse Reactions Monitoring (CARM) in Dunedin.
Medsafe and CARM work together to identify medicine safety concerns arising from these reports.
Sponsors’ obligations are outlined in Part 8 of the Guideline of Therapeutic Products in New Zealand
The Medical Assessor
PO Box 913
Fax: +64 (0)3 4797150
Telephone: + 64 (03) 479 7247
Clinical Risk Management Branch
PO Box 5013
Telephone: + 64 (04) 819 6800