Robert Koch Institute
German, some background information available in English
Audience: general public, health-care providers and political decision-makers
The RKI web site on vaccination includes original articles on prevention programmes, vaccine safety, frequently asked questions, the importance of vaccination, vaccination coverage and recommendations by the Standing Committee on Vaccination at the Robert Koch Institute (STIKO). Disease-specific pages provide additional information on vaccine-preventable diseases. Visitors can access more information through links provided.
The Robert Koch Institute is the German federal institution responsible for disease control and prevention.
The site is updated on demand, at least once a year, and usually several times a year.
Date of primary evaluation : September 2004
Date of most recent evaluation: January 2013