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Materials Available from FDA Basics Webinar on “FDA’s Safety Monitoring of Approved Vaccines”

July 22, 2010 7 comments

Did you miss the FDA Basics webinar about how FDA reviews vaccine safety after a vaccine is approved? Do you know why it is important to have different types of systems to perform safety surveillance for approved vaccines?

Check out the “What’s New” box on the FDA Basics home page to download materials from the webinar. We have posted a link to view and listen to the 30 minute webinar as well as posted a link to download a copy of the presentation slides.

You can find materials from past FDA Basics webinars here.

Afia Asamoah, Transparency Initiative Coordinator

Upcoming Event: FDA Basics Webinar on FDA’s Safety Monitoring of Approved Vaccines, Tuesday, July 13, 2 p.m. ET

July 8, 2010 3 comments

Did you know that FDA’s review of vaccine safety doesn’t stop once a vaccine is approved?  Why is it important to have different types of systems to perform safety surveillance for approved vaccines?

As part of FDA Basics, FDA is hosting a webinar where you can learn more.  The featured speaker, Andrea Sutherland, MD, MPH, Msc, a medical officer in the Office of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, will give an overview about vaccine safety surveillance, including the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (or VAERS), and efforts underway to improve safety monitoring.  After the presentation, there will an opportunity to ask questions.

The free 30 minute webinar will be held on Tuesday, July 13, at 2 p.m. ET.

For more information about the webinar, including instructions about how to join the webinar, click here.

There are a limited number of spots available for the webinar.  Webinar materials will be posted on the FDA Web site.

Afia Asamoah, Transparency Initiative Coordinator 

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