Prevention and control measures for diphtheria
An effective vaccine is available against diphtheria and mass immunisation has led to the reduction in the number of cases in Europe.
Expert opinion on childhood immunisation schedule: Diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (DTP) vaccination
Current childhood vaccination schedules are the result of historical tradition, compliance with provision of health services and national vaccine registration. They have been designed on the basis of different needs related to how the healthcare system – but also the education system – is organised at national level.
Immunisation & childhood vaccination
Questions and answers about childhood vaccination
Commonly asked questions about vaccines and immunisation with suggested answers that can be used to assist with conversations with patients, parents or caregivers, or made into information sheets.
Immunisation and vaccines
Vaccines represent one of the most effective and cost-saving public health intervention.Read more
ECDC Vaccine Scheduler
The Vaccine Scheduler is an interactive tool that shows vaccination schedules for individual EU/EEA countries and specific age groups. With this tool comparisons can be made for vaccination schedules between two countries or by disease for all or a selection of countries.Read more