Measures to improve vaccine safety are essential for successful immunization programs. Therefore, an activity for vaccine adverse events prevention and surveillance, named the Green Channel, was established in the Veneto ion of Italy in 1992. This report summarizes the results of 10 years activity of a specialized pre-vaccination counseling service, offered to 543 selected at risk individuals referred for prior AEFIs or suspected contraindications (CI) to vaccine administration. Furthermore, data on 1762 AEFIs reported in this region are analyzed and discussed. This joint activity appeared effective and it is proposed as a model.

Prevention and monitoring of adverse events following immunization: the "Green Channel" of the Veneto region in Italy

Zanoni, Giovanna;TRIDENTE, Giuseppe
2003

Abstract

Measures to improve vaccine safety are essential for successful immunization programs. Therefore, an activity for vaccine adverse events prevention and surveillance, named the Green Channel, was established in the Veneto ion of Italy in 1992. This report summarizes the results of 10 years activity of a specialized pre-vaccination counseling service, offered to 543 selected at risk individuals referred for prior AEFIs or suspected contraindications (CI) to vaccine administration. Furthermore, data on 1762 AEFIs reported in this region are analyzed and discussed. This joint activity appeared effective and it is proposed as a model.
Immunization, Adverse events, Surveillance
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