Training course on
Vaccine Adverse Events Information Monitoring System (VAEIMS)
IVI, Seoul, Korea, 17-19 SEP 2018
Final Agenda (v1.4)
The focus of this course is to develop an understanding of the vaccine adverse events information monitoring system (VAEIMS) and medical coding of vaccine adverse events in countries in the WHO Western Pacific Region.
This three-day course is tailored for representatives of national Expanded Programmes on Immunization and national Pharmacovigilance, but is also suitable for representatives of AEFI data managing and analysis. Participants are invited to share their experiences of challenges using the system and to present their own case studies (e.g., sample AEFI form), and are expected to actively contribute to discussions in English based upon their personal experience in the vaccine adverse events monitoring field.
Key topics to be addressed during this course:
- AEFI reporting form including 25 core variables, with 13 identified as critical
- Vaccine adverse events information monitoring tool using computer based application (VAEIMS)
- Medical coding of vaccine adverse events for use in VAEIMS
- Practical hands-on workshop
WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND
This course aims to provide extensive hands-on training for those concerned with vaccine adverse events monitoring.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Personnel in national immunization programme departments, AEFI monitoring units, regulatory affairs and registration departments, immunization safety officers.