Animations, infographics and videos

Help us raise awareness

You can help us raise awareness about the importance of reporting suspected side effects and encourage others to report a Yellow Card using the materials below. Do click on them, share and like them on social media.  You can also download and save the infographics for local promotion. Contact us for more information or for more help to raising awareness.

  • Below is an animated video developed by the MHRA to promote the reporting of suspected side effects. It can also be seen on MHRA's YouTube channel via the link: https://youtu.be/3et5LdYLc8M.

    Feel free to share and like the animation on social media. 

The MHRA collaborated with the Uppsala Monitoring Centre, a World Organisation Centre for International Drug Monitoring, for th third annual social media campaign in 2018 to develop more infographics. The 2018 campaign focuses particularly on the safe use of medicines in babies, children, and pregnant and breastfeeding women.                                                          

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The animation above and infographics below were developed from the SCOPE (Strengthening Collaborations to Operate Pharmacovigilance in Europe) Joint Action project as part of the first EU wide social media campaign led by the MHRA in 2016.

Infographic - Reporting suspected side effects (gif)

Infographic - Reporting makes medicines safer (gif)

Infographic - Reporting in EU is improving and leads to better medicines information (gif)

Building upon this momentum, the MHRA collaborated with the Uppsala Monitoring Centre, a World Organisation Centre for International Drug Monitoring, to develop more infographics for a second social media campaign in 2017.

Here are some examples of the above:

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MHRA has developed other videos through national campaigns aimed to encourage the reporting of suspected side effects:

  • In children:


  • General patient reporting:



  • For pharmacists: