Live video: EU puts spotlight on childhood immunisation

Editorial Board

Editorial Board

October 15th, 2012

Editorial Board

EU-puts-spotlight-on-childhood-immunisationExperts and policymakers gather in Luxembourg this week (October 16 & 17) to tackle childhood immunisation.

You can watch the event, organised by the European Commission, by clicking here. The conference begins at 14:30 on October 16 with an address by John Dalli, European Commissioner for Health.

To read the full agenda click here

Last year, European Health Ministers signed a detailed agreement designed to boost childhood vaccination across the EU. This week’s conference aims to build on the commitments made in 2011 and examine ways the EU can help to take action against vaccine-preventable diseases like measles, rubella and pertussis – all of which have made a comeback in recent years.

Watch the conference live