European Immunisation Week will run from 24th – 30th April 2017


The theme of this year’s campaign is Vaccines Work and will focus on the need for and benefits of immunisation at every stage in life.

We have put together the attached graphic which shows the impact of vaccines in Ireland.

We have also put together 10 facts about Immunisation around the theme of vaccines work.

We have added a new section to the website for the week called vaccines work –


The World Health Organization have provided a number of resources which are available to view and download from the following link


The HSE Twitter account (@hselive) and our account (@HSEImm) will be tweeting next week. You are welcome to join the conversation please use the hash tag #vaccineswork for all vaccine related tweets.



National Immunisation Office



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