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Adverse Events Following Immunization (AEFI) policy for Alberta immunization providers

Description

The monitoring of adverse events following immunization (AEFI) involving vaccines and biologicals administered in Alberta is an important evaluation component of the provincial immunization program. The purpose of this document is to provide AEFI reporting guidance for Alberta immunization providers. It contains information on: the importance of AEFI reporting and surveillance for vaccine safety; how and when to report an AEFI; and definitions of reportable AEFIs in Alberta.

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communicable diseases immunization immunizationpolicy immunizations

Title and publication information

Type
Policy
Extent

48 pages

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Creator
Health
Publisher

Health

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Subject Information

Spatial Coverage

Alberta

Resource Dates

Date Created

2016-12-01

Date Added

2017-08-25T15:06:42.267041

Date Modified

2018-12-17

Date Issued

2016-12-01

Audience information

Identifiers

Usage / Licence

Contact

Contact Name

Alberta Health. Public Health and Compliance Division, Health and Wellness Promotion Branch.