Partners of the GVDN

The GVDN currently consists of 22 partners in 18 countries

Coordination of the GVDN

The GVDN is supported by a coordinating centre based at the University of Auckland in New Zealand. The role of the coordinating centre includes:

  • Liaising with network members
  • Supporting consistency of research outputs
  • Coordinating global studies and proposals
  • Fundraising and business development
  • Contract management and other legal requirements
  • Secure web-based platform for data and analysis


The following people constitute the Executive Board of the Global Vaccine Data Network:

The network co-directors are Steve Black (United States) and Helen Petousis-Harris (New Zealand).

The Global Vaccine Data Network held its inaugural meeting at Fondation Merieux in Annecy on 29th and 30th January 2019, enabled by contributions from the Gates Foundation.

  1.   Argentina, Hospital de Niños Ricardo Gutierrez, Buenos Aires
  2.   Australia, Monash Health, Victoria
  3.   Australia, National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance (NCIRS), Sydney
  4.   Canada,  British Columbia Provincial Health Services Authority
  5.   Canada, ICES, Ontario
  6.   China, Peking University, Beijing
  7.   China, Fudan University, Shanghai
  8.   Denmark, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen
  9.   England, Public Health England
  10.   Ethiopia, University of Gondar
  11.   Finland, Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki
  12.   France, Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM), Paris
  13.   Ghana, Navrongo Health Research Centre
  14.   Hong Kong, The University of Hong Kong
  15.   India, The INCLEN Trust International, New Delhi
  16.   Netherlands, Vaccine monitoring Collaboration for Europe (VAC4EU) with UMC Utrecht
  17.   New Zealand, The University of Auckland
  18.   Scotland, Public Health Scotland
  19.   South Africa, University of Witwatersrand, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, Johannesburg
  20.   Taiwan, Health Data Research Center, National Taiwan University, Taipei
  21.   United States, Vaccine Safety Datalink, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Georgia
  22.   United States, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, U.S. Food & Drug Administration, Maryland
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