The Collaboration abides by the following principles
Altruism: To serve the needs of the global community concerned with immunization safety.
Collaboration: To work together effectively by promoting good internal and external communications through open decision making and teamwork.
Worldwide Participation: To promote global participation.
Multidisciplinary Approach: To involve people of different skills and
backgrounds, in order to benefit and build upon their contributions.
Generalizability: To minimize bias by adhering to a strict scientific approach, ensuring broad participation, and avoiding conflicts of interest.
Relevance: To maintain Brighton documents up‐to‐date by identifying and incorporating the highest achievable quality of clinical evidence.
Accessibility of Work: To facilitate access to Brighton documents through strategic alliances and choice of media.
Responsiveness: To provide high quality information by being open and responsive to criticism.
Continuity: To maintain continuity of responsibility for Brighton documents and key functions.
Accessibility: To allow broad participation in the work of the Brighton Collaboration by minimizing obstacles to contributing and promoting diversity.