European Immunisation Week, 2012Archived

21 Apr 2012 - 27 Apr 2012

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