Immunization Highlights 2013




2014 The Vaccine-preventable Diseases and Immunization Programme at the WHO Regional Office for Europe provides policy guidance and technical assistance to countries to maximize equitable access to vaccines of assured quality, including new immunization products and technologies. This document provides an overview of programme activities in 2013, focusing primarily on efforts to control current measles and rubella outbreaks, achieve measles and rubella elimination by 2015 and sustain the Region’s polio-free status.