Vaccinations protect people from infectious diseases like measles, mumps and rubella. If everyone is vaccinated, the diseases may disappear altogether. The National Immunisation Programme aims to vaccinate all children in the Netherlands. It now also includes a vaccination that can protect against cervical cancer. The government is working on a new vaccination programme that will make it easier for people to get the vaccinations they need.
Question and answer
- How do I deal with my child’s side effects after vaccination?
- Who gets the free hepatitis B vaccination?