European Immunization Week 2018
23–29 April 2018
The European Region celebrates European Immunization Week (EIW) to raise awareness of the importance of immunization for people’s health and well-being. EIW 2018 will focus on immunization as an individual right and shared responsibility to help close immunization gaps and further progress towards the global Sustainable Development Goals.
Top storyEuropean Immunization Week – vaccination is a right and responsibility for all
Vaccines protect people of all ages from potentially serious diseases. On 23–29 April 2018, European Immunization Week (EIW) is celebrated across the WHO European Region to raise awareness of the critical role vaccines play in protecting public health, and to remind each person to do their part to immunize Europe.
- European and World Immunization Week 2018 in Slovenia: vaccination is the right of the individual and responsibility of everyone
- Kyrgyzstan raising awareness of the importance of immunization
- Photo story – “Leaving no one behind – saving lives through immunization” exhibit
Statement by Dr Zsuzsanna Jakab, WHO Regional Director for EuropeEuropean Immunization Week 2018
Statement by HRH Crown Princess Mary of DenmarkVaccination is our shared responsibility
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