Global Vaccine Safety

E-learning course on Vaccine Safety Basics

WHO’s Global Vaccine Safety group has developed this online E-learning course on Vaccine Safety basics to help understand the origin and nature of adverse events, the importance of pharmacovigilance, and risk and crisis communication.

The course is designed to serve a broad of range of individuals involved in vaccine safety: vaccinating health professionals, national regulatory staff, immunization staff, etc.

The content of this course has been compiled by international vaccine experts committed to the promotion of best practice in the implementation of immunization programmes worldwide.

Users are invited to disseminate this course to all their peers. Broadly distributing the course will help build a common core knowledge base of vaccine safety expertise, and improve vaccine safety practices in countries in a cost effective manner.