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A part of the Canadian Immunization Guide, this section defines contraindications and precautions. It also identifies common concerns and provides information to assist vaccine providers in responding to those concerns. In most cases, these concerns...
Countries:
Canada
Topic:
Contraindications, Precautions, Concerns
Source:
PHAC
Language:
English
Resource URL:
Presentation of PATH's work to improve vaccine delivery and immunization coverage through improved collection, reporting, and usage of data. Includes a list of resources.
Countries:
United States of America (the)
Topic:
data
Source:
PATH
Language:
English
AusVaxSafety, surveillance system, is a national system collecting real-time data on adverse event experienced among children under 5 years old of age who had received a seasonal influenza vaccine. Preliminary data demonstrate that the 2015 vaccines...
Countries:
Australia
Topic:
surveillance, data
Source:
NCIRS
Language:
English
A fact sheet, published May 2012, that helps people decide if vaccine information is accurate. There are 9 points that every navigator is advised to check: i) is it clear who owns the website? ii) does the website clearly state its purpose? iii) is...
Countries:
Canada
Source:
Immunize Canada
Language:
English
Some of the most common myths and facts about vaccines.
Countries:
Canada
Topic:
MMR
Source:
Caring for kids CPS
Language:
English
A general paragraph explaining that vaccine’s benefits outweigh its risks. Examples of 4 different vaccines (hepatitis B, old pertussis, pneumococcal, rotavirus) are given. Also, there is a short video part of the Talking About Vaccines with Dr....
Countries:
United States of America (the)
Topic:
Vaccine safety
Source:
Vaccine Education Center at CHOP
Language:
English
Resource URL:
This section explains how health providers play an important role in vaccine safety (storage, handling and administration, knowledge about precautions and contraindications, reporting adverse events and be prepared to manage vaccine reactions. It is...
Countries:
United States of America (the)
Topic:
Information for healthcare providers
Source:
CDC Vaccines
Language:
English
This resource deals with the challenge for many physicians against vaccine hesitancy and refusal among families. Case studies based in real-life scenarios are provided to help physicians to demonstrate effective vaccine safety communication....
Countries:
United States of America (the)
Topic:
vaccine hesitancy, vaccine safety communication
Source:
AAP
Language:
English
Resource URL:
The information sheets on this page provide details on reaction rates of selected vaccines – whether single antigen or combined in a single product. WHO’s Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals department has developed these sheets within its...
Topic:
vacine reaction rates
Source:
WHO
Language:
English
Revised March 2016. Immunization is one of the most effective public health interventions for protecting the individual and the public from vaccine-preventable diseases (VPDs). Immunization has saved millions of lives. Modern...
Topic:
surveillance, Adverse events
Source:
WHO
Language:
English

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