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Vaccine Safety Basics: E-Learning Course

This online training 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 program or technical officers. The course covers a wide range of issues including: background information on vaccine safety issues and types of vaccines, understanding adverse events following immunization and pharmacovigilance, and the critical importance of communication to explain the risks and benefits of vaccines.

Author: World Health Organization

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Resource types: Training material

Diseases/vaccines: Not disease/vaccine specific

Topics: Advocacy and communications, Vaccine safety and performance

Regions: Global