E-learning course: Influenza vaccination campaigns targeting healthcare workers
This online course aims to support the EU/EEA Member States in their planning of annual seasonal influenza vaccination campaigns targeting healthcare workers.
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.
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.
Third meeting on use of vaccines for prevention of influenza
February 2013, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and representatives of Vaccines Europe met at ECDC in Stockholm for a regular scheduled meeting about the use of vaccines for prevention of influenza.
Fourth meeting on use of vaccines for prevention of influenza
The objective for this meeting between ECDC and influenza vaccine manufacturers was to share latest information on influenza disease monitoring including severe disease, monitoring of seasonal influenza vaccination programmes in the EU and new technical developments for improved influenza vaccines.
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.