Collaborative Networks

CCfV Members are involved in a number of collaborative networks to advance vaccine research.

CAIRE (Canadian Association for Immunization Research and Evaluation)

Promotes collaboration and networking across the disciplines of vaccinology and knowledge translation so that Canadians have timely access to new and improved vaccines and optimal immunization programs.

CIRN (Canadian Immunization Research Network)

The Canadian Immunization Research Network (CIRN) is a new, national network of key vaccine researchers who develop and test methodologies related to the evaluation of vaccines as they pertain to safety, immunogenicity and effectiveness, and program implementation and evaluation.

IMPACT (Immunization Monitoring Program, ACTive)

A national active surveillance network based in pediatric hospitals to monitor adverse events following immunization, vaccine failures, and selected infectious diseases in children that are, or are soon to be, vaccine-preventable. IMPACT is a program of the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) and the Centre for Immunization and Respiratory Infectious Diseases of the Public Health Agency of Canada.

INSIS (International Network of Special Immunization Services)

Protecting the health of populations and building trust in vaccine safety during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond through in-depth evaluation of adverse events following immunization (AEFIs) to understand their causes and how to prevent them.