Official resources on COVID-19 vaccination

COVID_vaccine-photo_by_Hakan_Nural_on_UnsplashAs part of European Union’s joint action against COVID-19, a EU-wide vaccination process started end of December. The responsibility of the Union is to ensure the provision of safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines in all EU countries. Vaccines are authorised after an evaluation by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and consultation with the EU Member States.

A number of resources on the vaccination in Europe is available on the website of the:

  
European Commission:

  
European Medicine Agency 

  
World Health Organisation

A dedicated team is working on information materials, tools and trainings to support civil society, including a webpage with all the existing and upcoming country readiness and delivery resources (i.e. one-pagers, articles, briefs, and frequently asked questions), guidance documents such as the Guidance on developing a national deployment and vaccination plan for COVID-19 vaccines.

A range of COVID-19 vaccine introduction training packages are also available on OpenWHO and include e-learning modules, slide decks, and job aides. Two courses have recently been released:   

 

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