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Surveillance of Adverse Events Following Vaccination in the Community

posted on 25.06.2020, 05:29 by Melbourne Academic Centre for Health (MACH)
Surveillance of Adverse Events Following Vaccination In the Community (SAEFVIC) based in Murdoch Children's Research Institute (MCRI), is the central reporting service in Victoria for any significant adverse events following immunisations (AEFI).


Institution name

Murdoch Children's Research Institute

Principal contact name

A/Prof Nigel Crawford

Principal contact email address

Dataset ID

Available for research?


Collaborating institutions information

Reports sent to Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). De-identified reports sent to the Victorian Department of Health, Immunisation section. Discussion of individual cases at national level - in collaboration with the TGA.

Number of people/participants


Data source

  • Clinical
  • Research

Data source details

SAEFVIC offers integrated clinical services post reported AEFI including patient follow up and immunisation outcomes. Data from the database is used for surveillance and signal detection, addressing vaccine safety, education and analysed for vaccine safety related publications.

Study or collection type

Other - describe in comments

Data collection started


Dataset still being added to?


Additional comments

Predominantly a passive surveillance system, SAEFVIC reports are received on an ongoing daily basis and soon to be integrated with active surveillance systems on a national level.


MACH Clinical and Research Dataset Catalogue