Medical and Scientific Information Centre

NBI is committed to the promotion of the appropriate, safe, and effective use of its products through a programme of Continuing Medical Education (CME). 

The aim of the Medical and Scientific Information Centre is to provide healthcare professionals with accurate, objective and up-to-date information on NBI's products and the clinical settings where they are used.

The Medical and Scientific Information Centre is staffed by pharmacists, with experience and training in the provision of drug information. The Information Centre also consults, as necessary, with a haematologist or other appropriate healthcare professionals. 

The services of the Centre are accessible to all healthcare professionals in the southern African region. It is preferred that patient queries are directed through a healthcare professional. 

To provide an efficient service, staff at the Information Centre maintain a number of current journals, reference texts and product files. They also have access to the resources of NBI's library (EK Dunning Library), and Internet access to relevant sources of information.

Services Provided
Replies to specific requests for drug/clinical information
The following types of questions fall within the scope of the services offered:
•    Product availability
•    Adverse reactions 
•    Drug interactions 
•    Therapeutic use of the products 
•    Dosage/administration 
•    Pharmacology/pharmacokinetics of the products 
•    Use in pregnancy and other special conditions 
•    Quality related problems 
•    Pharmaceutical/stability

Literature References
Healthcare professionals may obtain reprints of references or articles relating to NBI products and/or the clinical conditions they are used to treat.

The Centre operates from 8.00 am to 4.00 pm, Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays). 
Please call 031 714 6700 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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