Vaccine Safety & Efficacy

Vaccines are the best defence we have against serious, preventable, and sometimes deadly contagious diseases. Vaccines are some of the safest medical products available, but like any other medical product, there may be health risk. Accurate information about the value of vaccines as well as their possible side-effects helps people to make informed decisions about vaccination.

Importance of Vaccine Safety

  • Decreases in disease risks and increased attention on vaccine risks.
  • Public confidence in vaccine safety is critical
  • Higher standard of safety is expected of vaccines
  • Vaccines generally healthy (vs. ill for drugs)
  • lower risk tolerance = need to search for rare reactions
  • Vaccination universally recommended and mandated

  • Vaccine Administration, Storage & Handling
  • Factors Influencing Vaccine efficacy
  • Vaccine safety communication
  • Vaccine Safety Monitoring and Vaccine Pharmacovigilance
  • Patient and Public acceptance and perceptions
  • Post marketing surveillance of Vaccines

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