This section proposes additional information: real time alerts and safety warnings from the European Medicines Agency that regulates medicines in the EU, examples of reports made by patients, and articles demonstrating the benefit for public health of patients’ reporting of suspected side effects.


Safety alerts

News from the European Medicines Agency, Rss feed from the Patient Safety page of


A patient reports

Read patient reports and learn how to make a report 


Regulatory events

The European Medicines Agency's Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC) is responsible for assessing and monitoring medicine safety. Learn more about the PRAC.

The voice of rare disease patients in EuropeEURORDIS The international voice of people living with rare diseasesRare Disease International Bringing together patients, families and experts to share experiences in a moderated multi-language forum. RareConnect The Rare Barometer Programme is a EURORDIS initiative that carries out surveys to transform rare disease patients' experiences into figures and facts that can be shared with decision-makers.Rare Barometer An international awareness raising campaign taking place on the last day of February each year, Rare Disease Day is a EURORDIS initiativeRare Disease Day Join the largest gathering of rare disease stakeholders across Europe, at the biennial European Conference on Rare Diseases and Orphan Products. ECRD is a EURORDIS initiativeEuropean Conference on Rare Diseases