About the CVC

The CVC is developed and maintained by CANImmunize, with support from Canada Health Infoway.

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The CVC

The CVC is developed and maintained by CANImmunize, with support from Canada Health Infoway.

  • New versions released monthly
  • Content and release cycle managed by the CVC Working Group
  • Designed to be flexible and adapt to stakeholders' evolving requirements

The Canadian Vaccine Catalogue Working Group

The CVC Working Group manages the content and release cycle of the CVC. It is the main contributor of content to the Pan-Canadian Immunization Reference Sets maintained by Canada Health Infoway.

The Working Group is open to all stakeholders who wish to participate in monthly meetings.

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How can my organization use the CVC?

Electronic Medical Records

Implement up-to-date vaccine picklists backed by standardized terminology, which improves data quality and allows clinician EMRs and immunization repositories to exchange information

Immunization Information Systems

Configure systems with standardized terminology and support supply chain management with mapping of Global Trade Item Number (GTIN) to SNOMED CT codes

Digital Health Applications

Capture vaccination information in third-party digital health applications, facilitating interoperability with immunization information systems

Supporting Barcode Scanning

The Canadian Vaccine Catalogue maps GTIN data to SNOMED CT concepts to support barcode scanning of vaccine product information into provincial repositories, electronic medical records and inventory management systems.

More information for vaccine manufacturers
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New versions of the catalogue are released monthly.

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