European Immunization Week

The Eurpean Region celebrates European Immunization Week (April 23rd-29th), organized by the World Health Organization to raise awareness of the importance of immunization and to increase vaccination coverage.

The objective of European Immunization Week (EIW) 2018 is to sustain momentum toward a European Region free of vaccine-preventable diseases by raising awareness of the importance of vaccination as an individual right and a shared responsibility. Every person deserves to be protected from vaccine-preventable diseases and plays an importantrole in protecting others by choosing to vaccinate.

The slogan Prevent. Protect. Immunize. promotes the core message that vaccinating every eligible person is vital to prevent diseases and to protect life. During EIW, each participating country implements activities to inform and engage key target audiences and to address the challenges regarding immunization.

Know more on EIW.

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