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Goal: This course aims to establish a shared understanding among professionals whose work is linked to vaccine safety issues. This may include nurses/midwives/community health workers, as well as pharmacists medical doctors and programme or...
Topic:
Course on Vaccine Safety, e-learning, course
Source:
WHO
Language:
English
Definition and Application of Terms for Vaccine Pharmacovigilance - Report of CIOMS/WHO Working Group on Vaccine Pharmacovigilance Published by WHO in June 2011
Topic:
Terms for Vaccine Pharmacovigilance
Source:
WHO
Language:
English
Date of issue:
6 June, 2011
Best practice guidance document by WHO: How to respond to vocal vaccine deniers in public This guidance document provides basic broad principles for a spokesperson of any health authority on how to respond to vocal vaccine deniers. The suggestions...
Topic:
vaccine deniers, antivaxx, how to respond, best practice guide
Document type:
Guides
Source:
WHO
Language:
English
Educational resources and promotional materials to help supplement vaccine conversations and outreach with parents, pregnant women, and adults, as well as healthcare professionals. Resources for each group or topic, including toolkits, drop-in...
Countries:
United States of America (the)
Topic:
Educational resources, toolkit, videos, social media
Document type:
Guides
Source:
CDC Vaccines
Language:
English
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has developed guidance to help pediatricians develop social media accounts, and sample messages to share. Components include: - Social media guidance - Sample posts and tweets on immunization - Vaccine-...
Countries:
United States of America (the)
Topic:
social media, toolkit, pediatricians
Document type:
Guides
Source:
AAP
Language:
English
The Institute of Medicine (IOM), now called the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), concluded that the body of evidence favors rejection of a causal relationship between autism and MMR vaccine and thimerosal-containing vaccines [1,2]. MMR vaccine...
Topic:
Autism, Myths
Source:
Institute for Vaccine Safety
Language:
English
A vaccine is a medical product. Vaccines, though they are designed to protect from disease, can cause side effects, just as any medication can. Most side effects from vaccination are mild, such as soreness, swelling, or redness at the injection site...
Countries:
United States of America (the)
Topic:
Side effects, Adverse events
Source:
History of Vaccines
Language:
English
A series of short films showing the impact that infectious diseases have had on individuals and their families. Many of the films were made with a grant provided by the Oxford Martin School.
Countries:
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
Topic:
films, meningitis, measles, HPV vaccine, meningococcal septicaemia, whooping cough, rubella, shingles
Source:
Vaccine Knowledge Project
Language:
English
A page with recommendations for specific personal cases. Questions vary and include protection for future trips, schedule vaccination, eligibility to get a particular vaccine and others.
Countries:
France
Topic:
cases
Source:
MesVaccins
Language:
French
This page, by Institute for Vaccine Safety - J. Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, provides testimony and letters regarding vaccine safety issues divided in state and federal issues. In this page the Institute for Vaccine Safety states that...
Countries:
United States of America (the)
Topic:
Thimerosal, Legislation
Source:
Institute for Vaccine Safety
Language:
English

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