European Commission/ EUR-Lex: Council Recommendation on Raising seasonal vaccination coverage among risk groups and healthcare workers (22 December 2009)
Council Recommendation on Raising seasonal vaccination coverage among risk groups and healthcare workers (22 December 2009)
European Commission: Influenza
Vaccination policy is a competence of national authorities however, the European Commission supports EU countries to coordinate their policies and programmes. To support EU countries in maintaining or increasing rates of vaccination, the EU Commission promotes seasonal flu vaccination to at risk groups.
Special issue of Eurosurveillance - Registries: An essential tool for maximising the health benefits of immunisation in the 21st century
April 2017: This special issue of Eurosurveillance features a set of of publications on immunisation information systems illustrating the evolution and potential of immunisation registries to impact on health. Examples are provided on how an Immunisation Information System (IIS) enables better management of programmes as well as research and evaluation, all of which leads to quality improvement and innovation.
European Vaccination Information Portal
The main purpose of this website is to provide accurate, objective, up-to-date evidence on vaccines and vaccination in general. It also provides an overview of the mechanisms in place in the European Union to ensure that available vaccines conform to the highest standards of safety and effectiveness.