Vaccination in the EU: benefits and barriers, European Parliament Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
Professor Mike Catchpole, Chief Scientist of ECDC, presented to the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee of the European Parliament during an exchange of views on vaccination.
Professor Mike Catchpole, Chief Scientist, highlighted why vaccination targets have not been met in the EU.
Dr Roberto Bertollini, Chief Scientist of WHO Europe and WHO Representative to the EU, and Ms Herta Adam, Acting Head of Unit for Health Threats, European Commission.
Flu Awareness Week, 21-25 October 2019
21 Oct 2019 to 25 Oct 2019 - The Flu Awareness Week is marked across the WHO European Region every year in October. It aims to raise awareness of the importance of vaccination for people’s health and well-being and to increase the uptake of seasonal influenza vaccination of people with underlying risk factors.
Heads of Agencies network meets in Brussels under ECDC chairmanship
12 Feb 2019 to 13 Feb 2019 - On 12-13 February, the Heads of EU Agencies meet in Brussels in their regular network meeting to discuss matters of common interest to all agencies.
ISIRV and ECDC influenza epidemiology meeting 16-18 January 2019
16 Jan 2019 to 18 Jan 2019 - The ISIRV (International Society for Influenza and other Respiratory Virus Diseases) Epidemiology Group and ECDC are holding an influenza epidemiology meeting at ECDC in Stockholm 16-18 January 2019.