Global Vaccine Safety

The sixth Global Vaccine Safety Initiative (GVSI) meeting report


The sixth meeting of the Global Vaccine Safety Initiative (GVSI) was held in Kuala Lumpur from 11 to 12 October 2017. It was hosted by the Ministry of Health of Malaysia in cooperation with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Pharmaceutical Product Working Group. Participants reported on initiatives relevant to the Global Vaccine Safety Blueprint objectives, shared experiences to strengthen vaccine pharmacovigilance, and identified needs and opportunities for further development. This annual meeting provides an important platform for exchange, interaction and information between Member States and partners, as well as opportunities for partnership-building and planning.