In this video, Dr. K K Aggarwal, Padma Shri Awardee, Editor-in-chief IJCP Publications, will talk on IMA PVPI helpline number. Every doctor in the country is supposed to have this helpline number: 9717776514, recorded on his phone. Whenever the doctor comes across any adverse reaction to a vaccine, drug, device, blood product or any herbal compound, it should be reported. Dr. Aggarwal further informs that it is important to know whether these drugs are safe or not. It is mandatory for a surveillance program of the drug. If the doctor suspects any side effect of the drug, then he should call this number.
Recipient of Padma Shri, Vishwa Hindi Samman, National Science Communication Award and Dr B C Roy National Award, Dr Aggarwal is a physician, cardiologist, spiritual writer and motivational speaker. He is the Past President of the Indian Medical Association and President of Heart Care Foundation of India. He is also the Editor in Chief of the IJCP Group, Medtalks and eMediNexus