Our flagship report maps health trends, charts progress towards achieving health
goals and provides an advance base for health policy
This report documents progress made by the European Region towards the goals of the European Vaccine Action Plan and reflects upon the key remaining challenges
The European Vaccine Action Plan (EVAP) sets a course through a regional vision and goals for immunization and control of vaccine-preventable diseases by defining objectives, priority action areas and indicators, taking into account the specific needs and challenges of WHO European Region Member States.
Summary of the events and publications that took place or were launched to raise awareness of the benefits and importance of vaccines throughout life
Summary and conclusions of latest ETAGE, RCC, RVC, laboratory networks, regional immunization programme managers meetings
Background and support documents on how vaccine safety concerns arise and the role of communication in mitigating crises in confidence
WHO/Europe works closely with national authorities to improve their public communications related to immunization and to advocate for strengthening immunization programmes. It also provides resources for health care workers to talk to their patients about immunization.
WHO/Europe and key partners aim to reduce influenza-related morbidity and mortality by strengthening virological and epidemoiological surveillance, using surveillance data, and maintaining and strengthening pandemic preparedness activities at the national level.
WHO/Europe places a high priority on eliminating measles and rubella from the Region and helps Member States in achieving this goal.
WHO/Europe supports Member States in maintaining their polio-free status by coordinating and monitoring surveillance and immunization activities, providing guidance and helping to ensure political commitment.
WHO/Europe helps Member States to develop more effective surveillance systems, including laboratory systems. It also provides assistance to countries in monitoring and tracking disease outbreaks.
TIP guide and related publications. The TIP guide provides tools to identify susceptible populations, determine barriers to vaccination and implement evidence-based interventions
This training manual for health professionals aims to provide “state-of-the-art”, authoritative, scientifically valid advice to counter common misperceptions about vaccination.
The review highlights that vaccination policies tailored to migrants and refugees are very heterogeneous among WHO European Region Member States
Summary and analysis of data on selected vaccine-preventable diseases collected by WHO/Europe
WHO headquarters information on outbreaks of infectious diseases