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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.
Vaccines Europe welcomes the European region 14th European Immunisation Week (EIW) focused on “vaccines as an individual right and shared responsibility, to help close immunisation gaps”. Access the full statement here.
The article titled Innovation Partnership for a Roadmap on Vaccines in Europe (IPROVE): A vision for the vaccines of tomorrow was published in the scientific journal “Vaccine” in February 2018. Access the article here.
Vaccines Europe conducted an internal prioritisation exercise of the roadmap to select the main R&D priorities of the IPROVE recommendations and this document can be accessed here.
In a time where Europe is facing mobility of citizens, vaccination policies need to utilize technological advancements to increased access to health records within the Member States and across Europe. Health systems are moving towards e-Health, (i.e. tools and services using information and communication technologies).
Vaccines Europe developed a paper outlining the Immunisation Information System (IIS) capabilities, current challenges with IIS and proposals for a way forward. You can access the paper here.