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The European Immunization Week (EIW) campaign web site is a space where all EIW stakeholders and other interested parties can share information and interact about the week. This campaign site is provided by the WHO Regional Office for Europe.

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EIW 2015: Renewed commitment to immunization – How can Europe free itself from vaccine-preventable diseases?

Posted by WHO/Europe on January 15, 2015 at 20:30 0 Comments

Immunization has saved more lives than any other public health intervention, yet 2013 saw 31 685 measles cases alone in Europe, an increase of 348% compared to 2007. The cost of these outbreaks in both human and monetary terms is extremely high.…

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Flu vaccination challenges must be overcome

Posted by Pasi Penttinen on October 30, 2014 at 11:30 0 Comments

I worry about my parents' and grandparents' generation. Our vaccine coverage surveys suggest that in almost none of the EU countries the elderly are adequately protected against influenza, a disease which is…

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World Polio Day: a global celebration and call to action

Posted by WHO/Europe on October 24, 2014 at 16:12 0 Comments

On World Polio Day, 24 October 2014, WHO/Europe joins its partners in raising awareness of progress being made and challenges still remaining in the global efforts to eradicate polio.

Cause for…

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Dates for European Immunization Week 2015

Posted by WHO/Europe on August 15, 2014 at 13:22 0 Comments

The dates are now set for European Immunization Week 2015 which will run from Monday 20th to Saturday 25th April.This year is EIW's 10th birthday and EIW also follows the publication of the European Vaccine Action Plan (EVAP) which is…

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EIW 2015: Renewed commitment to immunization – How can Europe free itself from vaccine-preventable diseases?

Immunization has saved more lives than any other public health intervention, yet 2013 saw 31 685 measles cases alone in Europe, an increase of 348% compared to 2007. The cost of these outbreaks in both human and monetary terms is extremely high. To move closer to WHO’s vision of a European Region free of vaccine-preventable diseases, a new and innovative approach is needed, as captured in the European Vaccine Action Plan 2015–2020.Commit and innovateThe 10th European Immunization Week, on 20–25…See More
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A blog post by Pasi Penttinen was featured

Flu vaccination challenges must be overcome

I worry about my parents' and grandparents' generation. Our vaccine coverage surveys suggest that in almost none of the EU countries the elderly are adequately protected against influenza, a disease which is relatively easy and cheap to be protected against.Vaccination is the most effective public health measure against seasonal flu. It is vital that we are able to refresh and deliver this…See More
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GEORGIOS MAVROGEORGOS is now a member of EIW campaign site
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Vaccines Today: Communications Challenge 3rd Edition Winner

Social media is a highly effective tool to use to improve awareness, encourage uptake and dispel myths associated with the MMR vaccine. The video content includes self-efficacious messaging, details about the MMR vaccination schedule and the…
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MMR Vaccines Today 2014 Competition Video

This video aims to improve awareness, encourage uptake and dispel myths associated with the MMR vaccine. The content is displayed in an innovative, humorous ...
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European Immunization Week 2015 at 53 Member States of the WHO European Region

April 20, 2015 to April 25, 2015
Region-wide campaign to raise awareness about and commitment to immunization. See More
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Per Kristian Svendsen is now a member of EIW campaign site
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Are themes useful for EIW

Started by WHO/Europe in Sample Title. Last reply by Stephanie Brickman Jun 20, 2014. 2 Replies

Should EIW have a new theme every year or should we have the same theme all the time? Are themes useful?Continue

Программа телевидения, посвящённая ЕНИ (Европейской неделе иммунизации) и ВНИ (Всемирной неделе иммунизации) в Азербайджане

Started by WHO/Europe in Sample Title Apr 25, 2014. 0 Replies

Телевизионная программа "Арс Лонга" в Азербайджане на протяжении последних трех лет посвящает один из своих выпусков Европейской неделе иммунизации (а также Всемирной недели иммунизации) для повышения осведомленности о важности вакцин. Программа…Continue

Tags: WIW, EIW, immunization, television, Azerbaijan

Television programme dedicated to EIW and WIW in Azerbaijan

Started by WHO/Europe in Sample Title Apr 25, 2014. 0 Replies

A television programme in Azerbaijan called "Ars Longa" has for the past three years dedicated a show to European Immunization Week (as well as World Immunization Week) to raise awareness about the importance of vaccines. The episodes are in Russian…Continue

Journalists and celebrities honored in Georgia

Started by WHO/Europe in Sample Title Apr 24, 2014. 0 Replies

In recognition of active support for immunization advocacy, journalists and celebrities were awarded special certificates from Dr Mariam Jashi, Deputy Minister of Labour, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia. The 4 celebrities - basketball players…Continue

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