WHO Digital Documentation of COVID-19 Certificates: Vaccination Status (DDCC:VS)
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Data Dictionary

Logical Models

Core Data Set

The published version of the DDCC:VS Core data set will be available in Web Annex A (link forthcoming].

Section Requirement status for
Continuity of Care
Requirement status for
Proof of Vaccination
Data Element Label Description and Definition Data Type Preferred Code System Quantity Sub-Type Multiple-Choice Type
(if applicable)
Input Options Validation Condition Notes ICD-11
Code
ICD-11
URI
ICD-11 Comments / Considerations ICD-10
code
ICD-10
code title
SNOMED CT (GPS)
Concept ID
SNOMED CT (GPS)
Concept Description
SNOMED CT ID - International
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SNOMED CT
Concept Description
ATC
code
ATC
code title
Header - input once REQUIRED REQUIRED Name The full name of the vaccinated person. String N/A N/A N/A N/A ISO 10646 - UTF-8 is recommended N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Header - input once REQUIRED REQUIRED Date of birth The vaccinated person's date of birth (DOB) if known. If unknown, use assigned DOB for administrative purposes. Date Complete date, following ISO 8601 (YYYYMMDD or YYYY-MM-DD) N/A N/A N/A Complete date, following ISO 8601 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Header - input once OPTIONAL - RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL - RECOMMENDED Unique identifier Unique identifier for the vaccinated person, according to the policies applicable to each country. There can be more than one unique identifier used to link records (e.g. national ID, health ID, immunization information system ID, medical record ID). ID N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A This will NOT be restricted to globally accepted identifiers, and will be the responsibility of the Member State to determine how they want to utilize unique identifiers and related extensions. N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Header - input once OPTIONAL - RECOMMENDED NOT NEEDED Sex Documentation of a specific instance of sex information for the vaccinated person. Coding As defined by Member State N/A Select one N/A N/A It is recommended to collect sex. However, it will be up to the Member State to determine which code system to use. N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Data needed for each vaccination event REQUIRED REQUIRED Vaccine or prophylaxis Generic description of the vaccine or vaccine sub-type, e.g. COVID-19 mRNA vaccine, HPV vaccine. Coding ICD-11 extension codes (http://id.who.int/icd/entity/164949870) N/A Select one N/A N/A Vaccines http://id.who.int/icd/entity/164949870 There are no index terms associated with this entity
COVID-19 vaccine Codes ICD-11 extension codes (http://id.who.int/icd/entity/164949870) N/A Input Option COVID-19 vaccine N/A XM68M6 http://id.who.int/icd/entity/894585096 Inclusion of any particular product or entity in any of these landscape documents does not constitute, and shall not be deemed or construed as, any approval or endorsement by WHO of such product or entity (or any of its businesses or activities). not found not found 28531000087107 Vaccine product against Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (medicinal product) 28531000087107 Vaccine product against Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (medicinal product) J07BXxx COVID-19 vaccines
COVID-19 vaccine, inactivated virus Codes ICD-11 extension codes (http://id.who.int/icd/entity/164949870) N/A Input Option COVID-19 vaccine, inactivated virus N/A XM1NL1 http://id.who.int/icd/entity/1104808441 Inclusion of any particular product or entity in any of these landscape documents does not constitute, and shall not be deemed or construed as, any approval or endorsement by WHO of such product or entity (or any of its businesses or activities). not found not found 1157024006 Vaccine product containing only inactivated whole Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 antigen (medicinal product)| 1157024006 Vaccine product containing only inactivated whole Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 antigen (medicinal product)| not found not found
COVID-19 vaccine, live attenuated virus Codes ICD-11 extension codes (http://id.who.int/icd/entity/164949870) N/A Input Option COVID-19 vaccine, live attenuated virus N/A XM5DF6 http://id.who.int/icd/entity/993066376 Inclusion of any particular product or entity in any of these landscape documents does not constitute, and shall not be deemed or construed as, any approval or endorsement by WHO of such product or entity (or any of its businesses or activities). not found not found not found not found not found not found not found not found
COVID-19 vaccine, non-replicating viral vector Codes ICD-11 extension codes (http://id.who.int/icd/entity/164949870) N/A Input Option COVID-19 vaccine, non-replicating viral vector N/A XM9QW8 http://id.who.int/icd/entity/264142908 Inclusion of any particular product or entity in any of these landscape documents does not constitute, and shall not be deemed or construed as, any approval or endorsement by WHO of such product or entity (or any of its businesses or activities). not found not found 29061000087103 Vaccine product containing only recombinant non-replicating viral vector encoding Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 spike protein (medicinal product)| 29061000087103 Vaccine product containing only recombinant non-replicating viral vector encoding Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 spike protein (medicinal product)| not found not found
COVID-19 vaccine, replicating viral vector Codes ICD-11 extension codes (http://id.who.int/icd/entity/164949870) N/A Input Option COVID-19 vaccine, replicating viral vector N/A XM0CX4 http://id.who.int/icd/entity/877986394 Inclusion of any particular product or entity in any of these landscape documents does not constitute, and shall not be deemed or construed as, any approval or endorsement by WHO of such product or entity (or any of its businesses or activities). not found not found not found not found not found not found not found not found
COVID-19 vaccine, virus protein subunit Codes ICD-11 extension codes (http://id.who.int/icd/entity/164949870) N/A Input Option COVID-19 vaccine, virus protein subunit N/A XM5JC5 http://id.who.int/icd/entity/1368305645 Inclusion of any particular product or entity in any of these landscape documents does not constitute, and shall not be deemed or construed as, any approval or endorsement by WHO of such product or entity (or any of its businesses or activities). not found not found not found not found not found not found not found not found
COVID-19 vaccine, virus-like particle (VLP) Codes ICD-11 extension codes (http://id.who.int/icd/entity/164949870) N/A Input Option COVID-19 vaccine, virus-like particle (VLP) N/A XM1J92 http://id.who.int/icd/entity/729916172 Inclusion of any particular product or entity in any of these landscape documents does not constitute, and shall not be deemed or construed as, any approval or endorsement by WHO of such product or entity (or any of its businesses or activities). not found not found not found not found not found not found not found not found
COVID-19 vaccine, DNA based Codes ICD-11 extension codes (http://id.who.int/icd/entity/164949870) N/A Input Option COVID-19 vaccine, DNA based N/A XM6AT1 http://id.who.int/icd/entity/1316179031 Inclusion of any particular product or entity in any of these landscape documents does not constitute, and shall not be deemed or construed as, any approval or endorsement by WHO of such product or entity (or any of its businesses or activities). not found not found not found not found not found not found not found not found
COVID-19 vaccine, RNA based Codes ICD-11 extension codes (http://id.who.int/icd/entity/164949870) N/A Input Option COVID-19 vaccine, RNA based N/A XM0GQ8 http://id.who.int/icd/entity/873941688 Inclusion of any particular product or entity in any of these landscape documents does not constitute, and shall not be deemed or construed as, any approval or endorsement by WHO of such product or entity (or any of its businesses or activities). not found not found 1119349007 Vaccine product containing only Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 messenger ribonucleic acid (medicinal product) 1119349007 Vaccine product containing only Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 messenger ribonucleic acid (medicinal product) not found not found
Data needed for each vaccination event REQUIRED REQUIRED Vaccine brand The brand or trade name used to refer to the vaccine received. Coding As defined by Member State N/A N/A N/A N/A This data element can be predetermined by a vaccine product registry. If vaccine registry is unavailable, we can capture this as a string. N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Data needed for each vaccination event REQUIRED - CONDITIONAL REQUIRED - CONDITIONAL Vaccine manufacturer Name of the manufacturer of the vaccine received. e.g. Serum institute of India, AstraZeneca. If vaccine manufacturer is unknown, market authorization holder is REQUIRED. Coding As defined by Member State N/A N/A N/A N/A This data element can be predetermined by a vaccine product registry. If vaccine registry is unavailable, we can capture this as a string. N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Data needed for each vaccination event REQUIRED - CONDITIONAL REQUIRED - CONDITIONAL Vaccine market authorization holder Name of the market authorization holder of the vaccine received. If market authorization holder is unknown, vaccine manufacturer is REQUIRED. Coding As defined by Member State N/A N/A N/A N/A This data element can be predetermined by a vaccine product registry. If vaccine registry is unavailable, we can capture this as a string. N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Data needed for each vaccination event REQUIRED REQUIRED Vaccine batch number Batch number or lot number of vaccine. String N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Data needed for each vaccination event REQUIRED REQUIRED Date of vaccination Date in which the vaccine was provided. Date Complete date, following ISO 8601 (YYYYMMDD or YYYY-MM-DD) N/A N/A N/A Complete date, following ISO 8601 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Data needed for each vaccination event REQUIRED REQUIRED Dose number Vaccine dose number. Quantity N/A Integer Quantity N/A N/A Must be greater than 0 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Data needed for each vaccination event OPTIONAL OPTIONAL Vaccination valid from Date upon which provided vaccination is considered valid. This data should only be considered valid at the time of issuance, as guidance is likely to evolve with further scientific evidence. Any user of this data (Vaccinator, Verifier) should validate this date according to their national policy. In the case of repeated doses, the data field for a subsequent dose should override the data field for a predecessor dose. Date Complete date, following ISO 8601 (YYYYMMDD or YYYY-MM-DD) N/A N/A N/A Complete date, following ISO 8601 This data should only be considered valid at the time of issuance, as guidance is likely to evolve with further scientific evidence. Any user of this data (Vaccinator, Verifier) should validate this date according to their national policy. In the case of repeated doses, the data field for a subsequent dose should override the data field for a predecessor dose. N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Data needed for each vaccination event OPTIONAL - RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL - RECOMMENDED Total doses Total expected doses as defined by Member State care plan and immunization programme policies. Quantity N/A Integer Quantity N/A N/A Must be greater than 0 This data element can also be predetermined by a vaccine product registry. N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Data needed for each vaccination event REQUIRED REQUIRED Country of vaccination The country in which the individual has been vaccinated. Coding ISO 3166-1 alpha-3 (or numeric) N/A Select one N/A ISO 3166-1 alpha-3 (or numeric) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Data needed for each vaccination event REQUIRED OPTIONAL - RECOMMENDED Administering centre The name or identifier of the vaccination facility responsible for providing the vaccination. String As defined by Member State N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Data needed for each vaccination event OPTIONAL - RECOMMENDED REQUIRED - CONDITIONAL Signature of health worker REQUIRED for PAPER vaccination certificates that have been filled out with handwriting ONLY. A printed paper vaccine certificate does not require the handwritten signature of a health worker. The health worker who provided the vaccination or the supervising clinician's hand-written signature. Signature N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Data needed for each vaccination event OPTIONAL - RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL - RECOMMENDED Health worker identifier OPTIONAL for DIGITAL and PAPER vaccination certificates. The unique identifier for the health worker as determined by the member state. There can be more than one unique identifier used. (e.g. system generated ID, health profession number, cryptographic signature, or any other form of health worker unique identifier). This can be used in lieu of a paper-based signature. ID N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Data needed for each vaccination event OPTIONAL - RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL - RECOMMENDED Disease or agent targeted Name of disease vaccinated to protect against (such as COVID-19). Coding ICD-11 N/A Select all that apply N/A N/A
COVID-19 COVID-19 Codes ICD-11 N/A Input option COVID-19 N/A RA01 http://id.who.int/icd/entity/1730556128 N/A U07.1 COVID-19, not otherwise specified 840539006 Disease caused by Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (disorder) 840539006 Disease caused by Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (disorder) N/A N/A
Data needed for each vaccination event OPTIONAL - RECOMMENDED NOT NEEDED Due date of next dose Date on which the next vaccination should be administered, if a next dose is required. Date Complete date, following ISO 8601 (YYYYMMDD or YYYY-MM-DD) N/A N/A N/A Complete date, following ISO 8601 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Certificate metadata REQUIRED REQUIRED Certificate issuer The authority or authorized organization that issued the vaccination certificate. String N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Certificate metadata REQUIRED REQUIRED Health Certificate Identifier (HCID) Unique identifier used to associate the vaccination status represented in a paper vaccination card to its digital representation(s). ID N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Data needed for each vaccination event OPTIONAL OPTIONAL Certificate valid from Date in which the certificate for a vaccination event became valid. No health or clinical inferences should be made from this date Date Complete date, following ISO 8601 (YYYYMMDD or YYYY-MM-DD) N/A N/A N/A Complete date, following ISO 8601 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Data needed for each vaccination event OPTIONAL OPTIONAL Certificate valid until Last date in which the certificate for a vaccination event is valid. No health or clinical inferences should be made from this date. Date Complete date, following ISO 8601 (YYYYMMDD or YYYY-MM-DD) N/A N/A N/A Complete date, following ISO 8601 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A