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  1. Immunize Europe Forum

    National immunisation conference

    Public Health Wales are hosting a National immunisation conference the week before EIW on the 19th April 2018. The conference has national and international experts in the field of vaccination, we will also be promoting #vaccineswork #immunizeEurope follow us on #welshimmsconf
  2. until
    United Kingdom: National Immunisation conference is scheduled for 25th – 26th April
  3. This article analyses the work plans of 5 european NITAGs between 2011 and 2014 to identify overlapping topics and similar processes. It aims to identify areas of collaboration between these committees - a burning issue at a time of the Global NITAG Network! http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0264410X16310362 1-s2.0-S0264410X16310362-main.pdf
  4. I came across an interesting paper this week looking at how GPs approach seasonal flu vaccination in the UK and NL (countries with the best record of hitting the EU target of vaccination 75% of people in at-risk groups). Worth a look if you are interested in this area. The aim of this article is to harmonise the diagnosis of seasonal influenza and the approach of European general practitioners to seasonal influenza vaccination in order to better identify influenza outbreaks and to move towards reaching the target vaccination rate of 75% throughout Europe.
  5. louise henaff

    JCVI meeting

    The 3rd JCVI meeting will be held on October 5th, 2016 in London. The representatives of Albanian NITAG will attend JCVI meeting and meet with JCVI Secretariat. The agenda will be published nearer the time on the JCVI page, accessible here
  6. WHO/Europe

    Infographic on impact of vaccines

    NHS infographic on vaccine-preventable disease cases before and after immunization
  7. We blogged about 5 different health threats students should know about, taking the opportunity to highlight the fact that the MMR vaccine can be given to adults as well infants, and it's never too late to get protected https://publichealthmatters.blog.gov.uk/2016/04/27/5-avoidable-health-threats-every-student-should-know-about/
  8. Take our quiz to test your knowledge on vaccination http://www.playbuzz.com/publichealthengland10/how-much-do-you-know-about-vaccination
  9. Catharina de Kat

    Measles outbreak in London, UK

    Outbreak of measles declared in London. Majority of cases among teenagers and young adults reflects legacy of misinformation. Article in the Evening Standard posted on 29 April 2016: http://www.standard.co.uk/news/health/outbreak-of-measles-declared-in-london-after-spate-of-cases-a3236556.html
  10. Public Health England

    Making every contact count for vaccination

    During European Immunisation Week we’re particularly urging professionals who work with young people/young adults to make every contact count and promote the MMR and MenACWY vaccines. Our blog post explains more. explains more.
  11. Public Health England

    Focussing on MMR

    A blog post highlighting our focus on measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccination during European Immunisation Week.
  12. Denmark: Uge 17 - 2016 - EPI-NYT - Statens Serum Institut I denne uge markerer WHO for 11. gang European Immunization Week. WHO ønsker at sætte fokus på vaccinationer som et effektivt middel til at forebygge ... Azerbaijan: WHO recognizes Azerbaijan as a country which completely eliminated measles and rubella... According to the UN, to date 32 countries in the European region have ... be the center of attention of the European Immunization Week, running on 24-30 April. Russia: 2-3 severe cases of post-vaccination complications reported n Tatarstan among children over 10 years - epidemiologist It was announced today at a press conference at Tatar-Inform news agency, dedicated to the European Immunization Week in Tatarstan by Head of the Republic ... Parents Urged To Vaccinate Against Measles, Mumps, Rubella As 24000 Kids Aren't Immunised Each Year Huffington Post UK The call to get vaccinated coincides with European Immunisation Week, run by the World Health Organisation with the theme “close the immunisation gap”. Measles is a “highly infectious viral illness” that can be very unpleasant and sometimes lead to ...
  13. France: Semaine européenne de la vaccination : s'informer pour mieux comprendre les enjeux Il y a 10 ans, l'Organisation mondiale de la Santé créait la Semaine européenne de la vaccination. En 2016, il est encore nécessaire de rappeler que ce geste simple sauve des vies et éradique des épidémies. UK: Measles alert: More parents urged to vaccinate children with MMR jab Birmingham Mail-A health boss has issued a measles vaccination appeal to parents after saying ... The call to get vaccinated coincides with European Immunisation Week, which ... UK: Measles cases are on the rise Wigan Today - ‎PHE said that vaccine uptake rates in England are currently among the highest in Europe, but an increase is still needed to reach the target nationally. The measles immunisation gap in England equates to approximately 24,000 children in England every ... Luxembourg « La vaccination peut sauver des vies! « | Le Jeudi La poliomyélite a disparu d'Europe occidentale, et plusieurs maladies, ... Poland:EUROPEJSKI TYDZIEŃ SZCZEPIEŃ 24 - 30 kwietnia 2016 TYDZIEŃ SZCZEPIEŃ 24 - 30 kwietnia 2016 r. Europejski Tydzień Szczepień - European Immunization Week (EIW) jest to inicjatywa Światowej Org... Portugal: Vacinação Calendário comemorativo dos 50 anos do PNV elaborado pelo DSPP da ARS Algarve No ano em que se comemoram os 50 anos do Programa Nacional de Vacinação, a Direção Geral da Saúde realça que devemos todos reforçar o compromisso com este Programa, bem como comunicar ativamente os sucessos alcançados.
  14. Blog: Public health matters by Mary Ramsay, 26 April 2016 There’s a simple reason vaccination is so important - it prevents disease and saves lives. And in terms of disease prevention, only clean water (also considered to be a basic human right) performs better. This week is European Immunisation Week, led by the World Health Organisation, and the focus is on measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccination. During this week, we’ll be highlighting progress made as we aim towards elimination of measles in the UK, as we have seen already with rubella. But there’s no room for complacency – we need to get rid of measles and to keep rubella from coming back. We’ll be focussing on the remaining immunisation gap between those who are protected and those who sadly remain vulnerable. Measles is a highly infectious viral illness and in children it is usually mild, but for adults it can be much more severe. Catching the virus can be very unpleasant, but can also lead to more serious complications including pneumonia and seizures. The MMR vaccine means measles is now less common in the UK, but those who aren’t vaccinated or not fully vaccinated, remain susceptible to this highly infectious disease. Read the full article
  15. Belarus: Mogilev region to join European Immunization Week ... Mogilev region will join European Immunization Week that takes place April 25-30. Armenia: European Immunization Week celebrated on April 24-30 ... European Immunization Week (EIW) is celebrated across the European Region every April. It aims to raise awareness of the importance of immunization for ... Georgia Immunization Week - AJARATV (VIDEO) Vaccinate and protect” press-conference was held in connection to the European Immunization week. This year week is dedicated to Rubella and Measles... UK, Northern Irland: Importance of immunisation from pre-birth to teenage years ... HealthCanal.com - The Public Health Agency (PHA) is marking European Immunisation Week (24–30 April 2016) by celebrating the excellent childhood immunisation uptake levels being achieved in Northern Ireland, but also reminding parents of the importance of immunisation.
  16. Alma Sokolovic-Rasmussen

    EIW announcements last week

    UK: European Immunization Week 2016 | Waltham Forest Council LBWF is marking European Immunization Week 2016 (24 -30 April) by promoting whooping cough vaccinations for pregnant women, ideally when they are ... Azerbaijan: News.Az - Azerbaijan to host Immunization Week It should be noted that the "Immunization Week" is carried out in Europe since 2006 at the initiative of the World Health Organization. Ministry of Health of ... Italy: Settimana mondiale ed europea delle vaccinazioni 2016 Per l'undicesimo anno consecutivo la Regione europea dell'Oms si allinea alla ricorrenza mondiale con la European Immunization Week (Eiw). Il tema del 2016 Russia: Aware - so healthy! From 20 to 25 April in the Chelyabinsk region on the initiative of the World Health Organization held the European Immunization Week. This year's motto... Bulgaria: Световна имунизационна седмица 2016 - "Да запълним ... Poland: PSSE Sandomierz - Europejski Tydzień Szczepień 2016
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