Resources and Acknowledgements


The Managing an adverse event following immunization interactive case study was developed in collaboration with the Quality, Safety and Standards Team of WHO’s Department of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals, and the Department of Health of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK DH).

World Health Organization
Patrick Zuber
Michael McNeil

United Kingdom Department of Health
David Salisbury

Project coordinator and writer
Molly Mort

Graphic design
Oksana Fillmann (Online Version) 
Jennifer Fox (CD Rom Version)

The case study was largely based on Rebecca Coombes’ report communication package describing the media reaction to a coincidental death on September 2009, in the UK, following immunization with Cervarix. This report was written for the World Health Organization in January 2010.