The mission of the ISoP Italian Chapter is to improve the quality of Pharmacovigilance in Italy by organization of training courses for healthcare professionals operating in the Italian Pharmacovigilance system. Moreover, the Chapter will represent a tool to promote contacts and cooperation among the different Italian groups who are currently involved in Pharmacovigilance activities (e.g. academics, governmentals and industries) with the aim of sharing multicentre investigations on drug safety.