COVID-19 vaccines and vaccination explained
The Hospital Clínico Universitario de Santiago, part of the Galician Healthcare System (SERGAS), was designated by the World Health Organization as a Collaborating Centre for Vaccine Safety in 2018.
This is a great responsibility and a challenge, but one we can take on thanks to the excellence of the multidisciplinary clinical team at the Pediatrics Service of the Hospital Clínico Universitario de Santiago.
- To assist WHO in developing / updating training materials for health workers on vaccine safety, contraindications, and clinical management of adverse events following immunization.
- On request of WHO to provide support in conducting clinical AEFI investigations and AEFI crisis response.
- To contribute to WHO work in training of health workers on vaccine safety, contraindications, and introduction of new vaccines.