Vaccines Europe position paper on Life-long immunisation

2016 10 10 Written by Vaccines Europe

Vaccine-preventable diseases have significant impacts on adult mortality, health and quality of life. Adult vaccination has been given less emphasis than other health priorities and its benefits to societies are not as well recognised. Current national vaccination recommendations focusing on childhood vaccines need to be expanded to ensure opportunities for other population groups, such as adults and particularly those ages 65 and older, who are at highest risk for many infections.

Vaccines Europe calls on public health authorities to set up a structured dialogue/platform bringing together all stakeholders with the objective of establishing a roadmap for putting at the top of national agendas a life-long vaccination approach in Europe, as proposed in the Council conclusions on vaccinations as an effective tool in public health. Our position paper can be accessed here.

ESWI 6th Influenza Conference, Riga, 10-13 September 2017

2016 08 25 Written by Vaccines Europe

The European Scientific Working group on Influenza (ESWI) is hosting the sixth edition of its ESWI Influenza Conferences in Riga, Latvia, on 10–13 September 2017. Over the past years, the ESWI Influenza Conferences have grown into the largest European scientific conferences entirely dedicated to influenza. Read more…

The EU Vaccine Industry in Figures

2016 07 13 Written by Vaccines Europe

Europe is at the heart of global vaccine research and production. Most of the activities of the major innovative Vaccines Europe members research based-companies are based in the region. Click here to access the infographic.

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