One of the biggest concerns on Canadians’ minds is whether or not vaccines are safe. In Canada, vaccines are developed in accordance to high standards, and are continuously monitored for their effectiveness and safety before they are made available to the general public.
Below you will find a selection of valuable resources that will answer many questions Canadians have about vaccine safety, such as the process in which vaccines are regulated and monitored, the adverse effects of vaccines, how vaccines are made, whether or not vaccines cause autism in children and much more.
Tips & Tools
- How vaccines are monitored in Canada? – The Public Health Agency of Canada
- The Regulation of Vaccines for Human Use in Canada – Health Canada
- Vaccine Safety – The Public Health Agency of Canada
- The global vaccine safety initiative – WHO
- A parent’s guide to immunization information on the internet – Caring for Kids
- National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) – The Public Health Agency of Canada
- Surveillance – IMPACT
- Canadian Adverse Events Following Immunization Surveillance System (CAEFISS) – The Public Health Agency of Canada
This list of resources is in no way complete, if you have a resource link which should be included on this page please contact us at ac.114seniccav@troppus.
This information should not be used as a substitute for the medical care and advice of your doctor. There may be variations in treatment that your physician may recommend based on individual facts and circumstances.