Adverse drug reactions reporting at a referral hospital in Zimbabwe
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To establish factors influencing voluntary reporting of adverse drug reactions among health workers. A second objective was to establish the level of awareness on adverse drug reaction reporting and attitudes towards the voluntary adverse drug reaction reporting scheme. Design: Cross sectional descriptive study. Setting: Parirenyatwa Hospital, a major referral and teaching hospital in Harare, Zimbabwe. Subjects: 200 health professionals randomly selected from various departments. Main Outcome Measures: Number of health workers reporting adverse drug reactions; awareness of the adverse drug reaction reporting scheme.