The Confederation of Meningitis Organisations (CoMO), the Coalition for Life-Course Immunisation (CLCI), along with other key stakeholders, have co-authored and contributed to a document that was initiated and funded by MSD and produced by the Health Policy Partnership. The report discusses what a life-course approach to vaccination could look like and how it could be implemented into future vaccination policies.
The report highlights that adopting a life-course approach to vaccination could positively impact individuals, the wider community, and socioeconomic factors. For example:
Research suggests that shifting to a life-course approach to vaccination will require policymakers to make several changes.
These changes fall into 5 categories:
Read the full report to find out more.
Some of the co-authors of the report have also penned an open letter to key members of DG-Santé. In the letter, they call on all stakeholders to adopt a life-course approach to vaccination. Read the open letter here.
If you have any questions about Life Course Immunisation or any aspects of the report please get in touch.
Founded in 2017, the Coalition for Life-course Immunisation (CLCI) is a network of European experts from a diverse range of sectors. CLCI advocates that if vaccine-preventable diseases are to be eradicated across Europe, a life-course approach to vaccination is one of the tools that should be adopted.