Vaccine preventable diseases
Vaccination is one of the greatest public health and medicine success stories of the 20th century, saving millions of lives worldwide every year.
Immunisation protects health throughout life. However nowadays, people are still dying from diseases such as measles that can easily be prevented with vaccines.
EU-JAV aims to strengthen cooperation between European countries to fight vaccine-preventable diseases.
A set of tools
EU-JAV aims at delivering and sharing concrete tools for stronger national responses to vaccination challenges.
Immunization Week – Are you up to date?
Immunization Week has 3 main goals. These objectives are in line with the strengths of the European Joint Action on Vaccination, which has been applying for nine months now to promote these principles and to react to vaccine hesitancy.Continue Reading
Vote for the European school competition
European School Competition - BE WISE, IMMUNISE We are excited to announce that public voting will open on April 24th in the morning on the occasion of the start of European Immunisation Week!Continue Reading
WHO WE ARE
20 partners across Europe (17 EU member States and 3 non EU countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina, Norway and Serbia) coordinated by Inserm.
WHAT WE DO
During 3 years (1st August 2018 – 31st July 2021) and with a total budget of 5,800 k€, the project is developing 8 workpackages to reach its objectives.
This project has received co-funding from the European Union’s Health Programme under Grant Agreement no. 801495.
- Monitor more accurately vaccination coverage
- Ensure that everybody in the European Union has access to vaccination
- Improve forecasting of vaccine stocks and systems for the prevention of shortages
- Set priorities for research and development on vaccination
- Enhance the public confidence in vaccination