The Electronic Register of Vaccinated Persons and Adverse Reactions (eRCO) is intended to monitor the implementation of vaccination in the country, assess vaccination coverage and provide vaccination data and data on post-vaccination adverse reactions. The register is part of preventive health statistics. The purpose of the eRCO database is to provide quality data in one place for monitoring and evaluation of vaccination and adverse effects after vaccination, which is the basis for a strategy for prevention and control diseases that are prevented by vaccination.
Health Care Databases Act (Official Gazette of the Republic of Slovenia, 65/00 and 47/15)
State Budget, Health Insurance Fund Slovenia
Access to microdata for research and analytical purposes (for registered researchers, researchers in public administration and registered research institutions) is provided.
Application form for the anonymised microdata is available at the web page: https://www.nijz.si/statisticna-pisarna
Researchers shall send the completed application for obtaining microdata by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by post to NIJZ. Requests are then handled by internal Committee for Data Protection. If the application is approved, the agreement on data transmission is signed by researcher and NIJZ. Usually, data could be obtained at safe centre at NIJZ premises in Ljubljana, and/or on CD/USB (for the data on small sample).