On 26th February 2021, the Food and Drugs Authority constituted a Committee of Experts – the Joint COVID-19 Vaccine Safety Review Committee (JCVSRC) – which meets bi-weekly to assess all reported adverse events and make recommendations on the safety of COVID 19 vaccines.
At its meeting held on March 2021, the JCVSRC discussed reports received through the FDA’s robust safety monitoring system since vaccinations started. In a recent press release, the FDA has outlined in details the proceedings and adverse effects expected.
COVID-19 VACCINES: SAFETY MONITORING UPDATE (Adverse events and recommendations on the safety of COVID 19 vaccines in Ghana)
Read the press release below.