The Vaccine Safety Net is a WHO initiative aiming to help internet users find reliable information on vaccine safety
The Vaccine Safety Net strives to ensure that reliable, understandable, evidence-based information on the safety of vaccines is available on the web and readily found by all
To facilitate easy access to reliable, understandable, evidence-based information on the safety of vaccines for internet users, regardless of their geographic location and language
To collaborate at an international level to increase awareness about vaccines, reduce vaccine hesitancy and strengthen confidence in vaccines by:
- seeking to better understand internet users’ needs, behaviours and preferences
- providing reliable information tailored to users’ needs
- communicating vaccine safety information through a diversity of digital channels
About the VSN Portal
The VSN portal is owned by the World Health Organization and is administrated by the Vaccine Safety Net Secretariat. It benefits from the advice of the VSN Advisory Group. The VSN portal is sponsored by WHO’s and partners’ grants and is independent from the pharmaceutical industry. The publicly available area of the VSN portal consists of the collection of resources that are available from the members websites.
The aim of the Portal is to share the numerous and useful resources from VSN members’ and make them available to the public, health practitioners and policymakers.
The portal contains also a section for VSN members only. This section of the portal aims to facilitate the exchange of knowledge and collaboration among the VSN members.