12th Advanced Vaccinology CourseArchived
The Advanced Vaccinology Course or ADVAC is a two-week training programme for decision-makers, including academia, industry, governmental and non-governmental agencies, in all fields related to vaccines and vaccination, vaccine trials, new vaccines, vaccination strategies and policies, vaccine-specific issues
Risk perception and communication regarding vaccination decisions in the age of web 2.0Archived
This interdisciplinary meeting focuses on the question of which factors impact risk perceptions regarding vaccination decisions in the specific context of the Internet. Moreover, it will discuss how risks and risk negations should be communicated on the Internet.
The use of vaccines for prevention of seasonal and pandemic influenzaArchived
On 3 October 2011 European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and representatives of the European Vaccine Manufacturers met at ECDC in Stockholm for a regular scheduled meeting about the use of vaccines for prevention of seasonal and pandemic influenza. ECDC Director Marc Sprenger opened the meeting and ECDC influenza experts held different presentations, such as burden of influenza disease in the EU, risk groups for severe influenza disease, personal protective measures, pandemic influenza preparedness, seasonal influenza vaccines, communication.
The Declarations of Interest for ECDC Influenza Staff and the ECDC Director are available here under ECDC Transparency.
ECDC organised and hosted the third ECDC-Eurovaccine on 5 December 2011 in Stockholm, Sweden.
Training workshop on vaccine safety for Member States, building on the experience obtained in the ECDC vaccine safety project VAESCOArchived
ECDC organised a workshop aimed at the Member States not participating in the ECDC Vaccine safety network.
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.
Prevention through Childhood Vaccination - Defining Doctors’ Roles in the Stakeholder DebateArchived
This meeting was jointly organised with the Standing Committee of European Doctors (CPME) to strengthen efforts in tackling the challenges of childhood vaccination and the roles of doctors in Europe.
Live Q&A session: Building trust in vaccines and the services that deliver themArchived
Following European Immunization Week 2012, the European Centre for Disease Prevention, the WHO Regional Office for Europe and Control and the UNICEF Regional Office for CEE/CIS invite you to participate in a Live Q&A session on the EIW campaign site.