Objective To introduce the specificity of ADR monitoring system in Hong Kong, and to comparatively analyze the differences between the ADR monitoring systems performed in Chinese Hong Kong and mainland, so as to propose the constructive suggestions and comments for improvements on the works in Chinese mainland. Methods In order to investigate laws and regulations of drug administration and ADR monitoring system in Hong Kong,we apply the methods including： local area investigations and professional conferences on subject discussions, in combination with the studies on data mining in research publications and website news reports. Results Existences of simplifier organization structure for ADR monitoring and suitable to the local drug supervision and administration system, together with effective information for ADR monitoring, were found in Hong Kong. Conclusion It has reference value from Hong Kong in the part of mechanism for drug supervision and administration system, and to raise the constructive proposals for the improvements on realization of responsibility for business administrations, the collections of severe ADR data and the consolidations on the legal and regulation systems in mainland.
Chinese JOurnal of Pharmacovigilance