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Training - ISoP Mid Year Training Course

ISoP Mid Year
Training Course

Bangkok, Thailand
25-26 May 2017

Developing risk management capability: Maximising opportunities from global Pharmacovigilance experience.


Mid-year training course – Bangkok (Thailand)

This two day-course leveraged the Pharmacovigilance expertise of ISoP and had been designed to help interdisciplinary groups to learn and work together in contributing to patient safety when medicines are used.

At the end of the course, the participants were expected to understand current local and international legislative frameworks, and how they are expected to develop over the coming years. Participants gained an understanding of considerations when developing strategies to increase volumes of ADRs, and how they might be handled through different signal management systems.

The second part of the course focussed on risk management and minimization approaches. Participants gained hand on experience of development of Risk Management Plans (RMPs) and the conduct of Benefit-Risk assessments.

Day one took the form of lectures with opportunity for discussion through questions and answers and panel discussion, while day two  focussed on hands-on interactive tasks.

This course was aimed to engage all interested pharmacovigilance professionals in a regulatory, industry, hospital, university or community setting.

The course faculty consisted of Asian and International experts in pharmacovigilance, representing government, academia, and industry.

Training certificates of attendance were provided to those who complete the course.


Please click here to download PDF (Programme – version 15/05/2017).

Meeting Venue

Mandarin Hotel Bangkok – Managed by Centre Point

Mandarin Hotel Bangkok is ideally situated in the heart of Metro Bangkok within easy proximity to all major attractions, the Grand Palace and Chinatown are just a few minutes away. You will be able to travel around Bangkok via the MRT subway and the BTS Skytrain.

Mandarin Hotel
– Managed by Centre Point
662 Rama IV Rd,
10500 Thailand



We recommend to book your room at the Mandarin Hotel Bangkok (hotel venue).
Single rooms are available at a special rate of 2100THB (subject to availability).
Booking and payment should be made individually at Reservation mandarin and specify confirmation number ISOP#131577
You can also contact ISoP for the Hotel reservation form.

From Bangkok International airport (Suvarnabhumi)
Public taxis are the most popular way to get into town. Look for ‘Public taxis’ desk outside the arrival building. Depending of traffic it will take 30 or 45 mm.
Airport Rail Link is a smart alternative to taxis (situated on first floor)
Take Airport Rail Link to last station (Phayathai Station) then grab a taxi to Mandarin hotel – or transfer to Sky train to Siam Square station – from Siam Square change to Bangwa line and get off at Sala Dang. Walk 2 intersections to Mandarin hotel.


Bangkok is the capital and most populous city of Thailand with a vibrant street life, its networks of canals and beautiful temples.
All information about the city at Tourism Thailand website

The hot season runs from March through to June. The weather in Bangkok during May starts to feel extremely humid, though the temperatures are slightly cooler than April (around 31o)
All hotel and meeting rooms will be air-conditioned.

Full information is available at the Thai Immigration website

Visitors from ASEAN or Western countries, including most European, Commonwealth, and North American citizens, are not required to have a Thai visa for visits less than 30 days in Thailand.  They will be granted access through Thailand immigration with a 30 Thai visa waiver, provided upon arrival.
Please note that this information is for guide purposes only as transit and entry requirements vary from country to country, and can change with no notice; please double-check directly with your embassy for further information or updates.

Travellers coming from countries on the yellow fever risk list must have proof of vaccination.

Invitation letter / visa
Please contact if you require an invitation letter for visa purposes. Please note this service does not imply any financial support and it is not an official invitation covering fees or/and other expenses.