European Immunisation Week, 2012Archived
ECDC marked the European Immunisation Week with a focus on assisting EU Member States eliminate measles in their population. The root cause of the continued measles transmission in the EU is the sub-optimal uptake of MMR vaccination over several years.
ECDC held the following actvities:
- "Free Thinkers" meeting 24-25 April in Stockholm
- Joint event with the Standing Committee of European Doctors (CPME) on childhood vaccination, 4 May in Brussels
- Launch of the publication 'Communication on immunisation- building trust on 24 April
- Blog entries from ECDC vaccine-preventable disease experts in the European Immunisation Week platform
European Immunisation Week April, 2017
24 Apr 2017 to 30 Apr 2017 - European Immunization Week (EIW) is celebrated across the European Region every April to raise awareness of the importance of immunization for people’s health and well-being. Under the slogan "Vaccines work" EIW 2017 focused on the need for and benefits of immunization at every stage in life.
European Immunisation Week: ECDC highlights resources available on measles and rubella
25 Apr 2016 - During the course of European Immunisation Week (EIW), 24 – 30 April 2016, ECDC is putting the spotlight on its resources in support of measles and rubella elimination. These range from disease surveillance and epidemic intelligence to communication tools and guides on awareness raising about the importance of vaccination, as well as the vaccination scheduler tool.
European Immunisation Week, 2016
24 Apr 2016 to 30 Apr 2016 - European Immunization Week (EIW) is celebrated across the European Region every April. It aims to raise awareness of the importance of immunization for people’s health and well-being. Activities in 2016 focused on the progress and challenges in the Region’s concerted effort to eliminate measles and rubella.