Active Citizens in Europe advocate for vaccination - Program

7th November 2018
PHS 01C047
10.00 -12.00
European Parliament
Hosted by MEP David Borrelli, NI



Moderator:  Suzanne Wait, The Health Policy Partnership

10:00 - 10:15 Welcome address

MEP David Borrelli, Group of non-attached Members

Mariano Votta, Director of Active Citizenship Network Read the speech


10:15-10:45 What is the EU current commitment to vaccination?

Martin Seychell, Deputy Director General, DG SANTE

MEP Elena Gentile, Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the EP see the video


10:45 -11:40  SESSION: How can we engage civic society most effectively?

Daphne Holt, Coalition for Life-course Immunisation

Peggy Maguire, European Institute of  Women's Health

Antonio Gaudioso, Cittadinanzattiva (ActiveCitizenship)

Geneviève Chêne, Coordinator of the Joint  Action on Vaccination

David Salisbury, Centre on Global Health Security, Chatham House, London

George Griffin, Federation of European Academies of Medicine (FEAM)


11:40 – 12:00 Comments from the floor: what is needed to advance this in practice?

Read the Final remarks of Mariano Votta

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The event has been realized thanks to the support of MSD

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