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.
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 and a half (1st August 2018 – 31st March 2022) 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