A Blockchain Approach to Support Vaccination Process in a Country

Andrei Carniel, Gustavo Leme, Juliana Bezerra, Celso Hirata

Abstract

Vaccines are important means to prevent diseases and save lives. Data related to vaccination process, such as vaccine identification and number of vaccinated people, is critical to the production and distribution of vaccines in a way to achieve the desired immunization in a country. We propose a reliable approach based on Blockchain to manage vaccination data. We describe the roles played in a vaccination process as well as their relations. Aiming to validate our approach with a prototype, we present the data required in two scenarios, including the registration of a vaccine administration and the visualization of the vaccination history of a citizen. We discuss the potential of our proposal, by indicating analysis that can be conducted with the vaccination data, as well as challenges to be addressed in further investigations.

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in Harvard Style

Carniel A., Leme G., Bezerra J. and Hirata C. (2021). A Blockchain Approach to Support Vaccination Process in a Country. In Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-758-509-8, pages 343-350. DOI: 10.5220/0010520003430350


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis21,
author={Andrei Carniel and Gustavo Leme and Juliana Bezerra and Celso Hirata},
title={A Blockchain Approach to Support Vaccination Process in a Country},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS,},
year={2021},
pages={343-350},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0010520003430350},
isbn={978-989-758-509-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS,
TI - A Blockchain Approach to Support Vaccination Process in a Country
SN - 978-989-758-509-8
AU - Carniel A.
AU - Leme G.
AU - Bezerra J.
AU - Hirata C.
PY - 2021
SP - 343
EP - 350
DO - 10.5220/0010520003430350