International Journal of

Clinical Biostatistics and BiometricsISSN: 2469-5831


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5831/1510023

A Signal Detection Analysis of World Health Organization’s Pharmacovigilance Database

Yeqian Liu

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: December 14, 2019

Pharmacovigilance is the primary method used to identify hazards associated with medicinal products. Using generalized likelihood ratio tests, we examed the adverse reaction signals of the drug class Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) from World Health Organization’s Pharmacovigilance Database. The proposed test procedure has the ability of detecting adverse reactions of multiple drugs simultaneously. Our findings sugggest there are 23 common Adverse reaction signals detected within this dru...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5831/1510022

Child Mortality: A Comparative Study of Some Developing Countries in the World

Ilker Etikan, Ogunjesa Babatope, Kabiru Bala and Savas Ilgi

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: September 30, 2019

According to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, countries all over the world are expected to create a healthy living environment for the populace most especially the vulnerable population of which children are examples. Despite the reducing trend in the under-five mortality rate in some developing nations, some nations still have a high record of under-five mortality. This study adopted the use of a One-way Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) to evaluate any significant difference in the...

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