The Immunization Safety Team within WHO undertakes activities that include the assurance of vaccine safety and quality from production through to administration, the safety of injections and vaccine delivery systems, the management of sharps and waste disposal, and the monitoring and management of adverse events following immunization.
Immunization Safety Priority Project
The Immunization Safety Priority Project pages provide information on the background to the Project's establishment, its main objectives and progress made. They provide information on the background, operating mechanisms and membership of the WHO Steering Committee on Immunization Safety, as well as links to the reports of the Committee's meetings. Also included are links to the partners with which the Project Secretariat regularly collaborates.
Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety
The Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety is a scientific advisory body established by WHO to provide a reliable and independent scientific assessment of vaccine safety issues in order to respond promptly, efficiently and with scientific rigour to such issues. Membership includes experts from around the world in the fields of epidemiology, paediatrics, internal medicine, pharmacology and toxicology, infectious diseases, public health, immunology and autoimmunity, and drug regulation and safety.