IMPORTANT NOTE: This information provides a snapshot of the European situation in September 2023. Please note that for more specific and up-to-date information on a single country, it is advisable to contact the local organisations.

Vaccination policies

In Poland there are 10 (ten) mandatory vaccines:

  1. diphtheria (5 doses, at 2, 4, 6, 18 months and 6 years)
  2. haemophilus influenzae tybe B (4 doses at 2, 4, 6, 18 months)
  3. hepatitis B (3 doses, at birth, at 2 and 7 months)
  4. measles (2 doses, at 12 months and 6 years)
  5. mumps (2 doses, at 12 months and 6 years)
  6. whooping cough (FULL CELL, 4 doses, at 2, 4, 6 and 18 months)
  7. poliomyelitis (3 doses, at 4, 6 and 18 months)
  8. rubella (2 doses, at 12 months and 6 years)
  9. tetanus (5 doses, at 2, 4, 6, 18 months and 6 years)
  10. tuberculosis (1 dose at birth)

The pneumococcal vaccine has been introduced as mandatory since 2017.

The HPV vaccine Gardasil, known as Silgard, is also in use. A junior high school teacher was terribly shocked to see dozens of girls pass out, lose consciousness and have seizures after returning to school. They had just been taken to a medical center and given the HPV vaccine. The teacher was prevented from taking action about the incident, telling her that doing so would result in her being fired from her job.

Poland differs markedly from most European countries and from Russia in such an important aspect of life as human rights. Human rights also concern vaccinations. Poland has never ratified the European Convention on Bioethics and there is a permeation of the pharmaceutical business and public institutions and public health decisions are made by "cronies" - so say the sociologists (Poles).


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Homeschooling is legal. Article 37 (parts 1-8) of the Polish Law on Education Law states that parents can request permission for homeschooling from the director of a public or non-public school in the region where the family lives. Articles 37, 40.3 and 41.1.1 also enumerate the general conditions for homeschooling, including the obligation to submit to the director an opinion from the regional public office of psychological and educational consultancy, together with other documents.

For more information visit the websiteHSLDA.

Vaccination schedule

For more information visit the websiteEcdc.

Recognition and compensation for vaccine injuries

There is no vaccine injury compensation program in Poland, and vaccine adverse events (AEFIs) are not recognized or reported, as is the case in other European countries.

Local organizations pro-freedom of choice in the therapeutic field

  • National Association of Knowledge Vaccination “STOP NOP”

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