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WHO Guide

Assuring the safety of Preventive Chemotherapy Interventions for the Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases

12 July 2012

This document helps managers establish a safety surveillance system. It offers practical advice for establishing national policies and guidelines. WHO, 2012.

Areas of concern covered include the following:

  • preventing AEs and SAEs;
  • the objectives of safety surveillance;
  • reporting, investigating, and responding to SAEs; and
  • a communication strategy on preventive chemotherapy safety for the public and the media.