RSV IMMUNISATION FOR INFANTS IN EUROPE: ARE OUR HEALTH SYSTEMS READY?
EHMA publishes a paper based on expert insight from across Europe, exploring the challenges and opportunities of implementing RSV immunisation programmes in different country contexts.
A Fragile State of Preparedness: 2023 Report on the State of the World's Preparedness
The Global Preparedness Monitoring Board (GPMB) 2023 Report points out that global preparedness for pandemics and other disease outbreaks remains inadequate, making four key recommendations to urgently strengthen global preparedness.
9th Influenza Conference 2023
The Ninth ESWI Influenza Conference: Highlights
ESWI 2023: 10 key take home messages
Guidance for Developing a Sustainable Multistakeholder Immunization Coalition
Insights from immunization coalition experts and analysis of successful immunization coalitions
Pandemic preparedness, response and recovery: Lessons learnt for global pharmacy
Investing in science and innovation is one of six key areas of development needed to prepare for future pandemics, according to a new report conducted by the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP).
Pandemic Preparedness. How will the international accord help respond to unforeseen shocks?
Science|Business organised a roundtable discussion with international experts -representing industry, academia, public health bodies, think tanks, government officials and research organisations- to discuss how to prepare for future pandemics.
Progress Report: Reducing the Burden of RSV across the Lifespan
The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) supports RSV education by engaging key audiences, sharing firsthand experiences of RSV among all age groups, and providing resources to help raise awareness of the burden of disease.
Improving Adult Vaccination Policy in Long-Term Care Settings. Technical Report.
With the World Immunization Week coming up, IFA has produced a study to deliver critical baseline data to help inform technical guidelines, as well as governmental and civil society dialogue and policy actions, to protect the health of LTC residents.
Policy & Recommendations
Policy priorities for protecting adults at risk of severe illness from RSV
IFA participated in the generation of a new report by the Health Policy Partnership to build awareness of the impact of RSV in adults and highlight opportunities to reduce its burden on society through appropriate prevention, diagnosis, and care.
Policy & Recommendations
The European public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic: Lessons for future cross-border health threats
The early lessons from the pandemic underlined that challenges to health systems and economies, including supply chain problems and vaccine hesitancy, could no longer be overcome by European Union Member States acting alone.
Healthcare facilities should maintain and strengthen infection prevention and control measures during peaks of respiratory viruses transmission
ECDC recommends that healthcare facilities maintain and strengthen infection prevention and control measures, due to the high community transmission and co-circulation of respiratory viruses such as SARS-CoV-2, influenza, RSV and others.