The South African government is in the process of developing an electronic vaccination data system (EVDS) to assist with the roll-out of COVID-19 vaccines across the country.
The system aims to assist in both the management and surveillance of the Covid-19 vaccine. Among other features, the EVDS will provide and track vaccine information, such as:
- Patient information, including demographics and number of doses;
- Safety information – such as possible adverse events following immunisation;
- Details of vaccine administration sites.
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