Immunisation and vaccines
Immunisation information systems
Strong systems to digitally record information about vaccination are part of well-functioning vaccine programmes.Read more about the information systems
European Immunisation Week
The event is celebrated across the European Region every April to raise awareness of the importance of immunization. Under the slogan "Vaccines work" the 2017 event focuses on the need for and benefits of immunization at every stage in life.Go to the event
Commonly asked questions about childhood immunisation with suggested answers that can be used to assist with conversations with patients, parents or caregivers.Read the questions and answers
WHO statement: 12th meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations Emergency (IHR) regarding the international spread of poliovirus
EU vaccination schedules
The Vaccine Schedule is an ECDC tool and interactive platform of vaccination schedules for individual European countries and specific age groups.
Immunisation Information Systems
Strong information systems to digitally record information about vaccination, Immunisation Information Systems (IIS), are an integral part of well-functioning vaccine programmes.
Vaccine hesitancy refers to delay in acceptance or refusal of vaccines despite availability of vaccination services.