Vaccinovigilance in Europe--need for timeliness, standardization and resources.

@article{Lankinen2004VaccinovigilanceIE,
  title={Vaccinovigilance in Europe--need for timeliness, standardization and resources.},
  author={Kari S. Lankinen and Satu Pastila and Terhi M. Kilpi and Hanna Nohynek and Pirjo Helena M{\"a}kel{\"a} and Patrick Olin},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  year={2004},
  volume={82 11},
  pages={828-35}
}
OBJECTIVE To identify gaps in the systems for reporting adverse events following immunization (AEFI) in Europe by means of an interactive database constructed using a standardized approach. METHODS A comparative survey was conducted in 1999-2000, using structured questionnaires addressed to the government authorities responsible for national immunization programmes and drug safety surveillance in all European Union (EU) Member States and in Norway and Switzerland. FINDINGS The reporting of… CONTINUE READING

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