Global Vaccine Safety

WHO Calls the Highest Level of Government in African Countries to Ensure Strong Vaccine Safety System


A high-level working dinner to discuss the Global Vaccine Safety Initiative (GVSI) policy was held on 23 March, 2017 with more than 80 participants from AU Member States and delegates, senior level officials from African Union Commission, partners, and distinguished invited guests at the African Union Commission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This advocacy dinner meeting was organized by World Health Organization (WHO) in collaboration with the African Union Commission. The meeting aimed to ensure that African countries establish strong vaccine safety systems. It also intended to provide the vision for a future where vaccine safety concerns are addressed in a rigorous and transparent fashion and share perspectives on 21st century approaches that are relevant to African Countries.