Definition and Application of Terms for Vaccine Pharmacovigilance
Report of CIOMS/WHO Working Group on Vaccine Pharmacovigilance
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ISBN-13    9789290360834 ISBN-10    9290360836
Order Number    18400031 Format    Paper Back
Price    CHF    35.00 / US$    42.00 Developing countries:    CHF    35.00
English     2012        182   pages
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This report from the Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS) in collaboration with WHO covers the activities and outputs of the CIOMS/WHO Working Group on Vaccine Pharmacovigilance (2005-2010).

This working group brought together experts from both industrialized and emerging countries representing regulatory agencies, vaccine industry, national and international public health bodies including WHO and CIOMS, academia and clinical care, contributing from their different perspectives.

The working group's report covers general terms and definitions for vaccine safety and discusses the application of such harmonized tools in vaccine safety surveillance and studies. As well, the report highlights case definitions for adverse events typically reported for vaccines.

The report is addressed to those engaged in vaccine safety data collection and evaluation, and will also make a useful reading for others who want to familiarise themselves with vaccine safety terminology.