Journal of Pharmacovigilance

Journal of Pharmacovigilance
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-6887

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Jesha Mohammedali Mundodan

EPI Section, HP-CDC, Public Health Department, Ministry of Public Health, Qatar

  • Research   
    Adverse Events following Immunization (AEFI) Surveillance in Qatar: 2014 -2018
    Author(s): Jesha Mohammedali Mundodan*, Samina Hasnain, Hamda Al Jubni, Hayat Khogali, Soha Al Bayat and Hamad Al-Romaihi

    Background: Assured quality vaccines and safe immunization practices are pre-requisite to successful immunization programs. All vaccines go through stringent safety checks during pre-licensure stage. Adverse Events Following Immunization (AEFI) Surveillance program is an integral part of any immunization program to monitor the vaccine safety in the post licensure phase. AEFI were being reported to the HP-CDC, Ministry of Public Health, Qatar since long time. In 2014, measures were taken to increase the reporting by increasing awareness about AEFI, importance of reporting and modified AEFI reporting forms were issued to health facilities providing vaccination services. Objectives: To determine the characteristics and trends of AEFI and to assess the performance of the Vaccine safety surveillance system. Methodology: A record based descriptive study was done using the passively collecte.. Read More»

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