Achievements and problems of immunoprophylaxis of infectious diseases in children at the present stage. Problems in the immunization of the population


  • A.O. Zaslavskaya Private Higher Education Institution “Kyiv Medical University of UAFM”, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • V.I. Dmitruk Private Higher Education Institution “Kyiv Medical University of UAFM”, Kyiv, Ukraine



vaccination, vaccines, immunoprophylaxis, viral he­patitis B, diphtheria, poliomyelitis, measles, rubella, anti-vaccination movement, review


The article presents data on the state of immunization against major vaccine-controlled infections in international and regional subnational aspects. Some factors of the worsening of the epidemiological situation in Ukraine and the role of vaccination in the surveillance system for infections that are controlled by means of specific immunoprophylaxis are identified. The features and causes of the anti-vaccination movement and possible ways of counteracting it are highlighted.


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