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Public Health Ontario has
produced the Annual Report on Vaccine Safety
since 2013 to facilitate ongoing assessment of adverse events following
immunization (AEFIs) and to support communication about vaccine safety in
In 2016, an evaluation was
conducted to assess whether this report and related resources helped public
health professionals improve their knowledge and communication about vaccine
This session will provide an
overview of the 2015 vaccine safety report, the recent evaluation findings and new
initiatives to enhance provincial vaccine safety surveillance knowledge
The Annual Report on Vaccine Safety can be found here: http://www.publichealthontario.ca/en/BrowseByTopic/InfectiousDiseases/Pages/Vaccine-Safety.aspx
Presenters: Shelley Deeks and Tara Harris
Shelley Deeks is the Medical Director of Immunization and Vaccine Preventable Diseases at Public Health Ontario (PHO), an Associate Professor at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, and a member of the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI).
Tara Harris is a Nurse Consultant with the Immunization and Vaccine Preventable Diseases team at PHO. She has a Master of Health Science (Community Health and Epidemiology) from the University of Toronto.
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