This video provides a brief overview of the process by which vaccines are approved for use in Canada, how recommendations for who should be vaccinated are made and how safety is monitored on an on-going basis. The recent reports in the media about the safety of the HPV vaccine is used as an example.
— Presenter: Dr. Julie Emili, director, Public Health and Preventive Residency Program, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (Public Health)
— Event co-organized by Dr. Ellen Amster and the Hannah Unit in the History of Medicine.
— Video recorded and edited by Sohail Mahmood, Karun Tandon and Mawleshan Pathmarajah