GIODO: data of unvaccinated children must be reported to sanitary inspectorate
The General Inspectorate for Personal Data Protection has announced that medical entities are required to provide personal data of unvaccinated patients to district health inspectors. They are obliged to do so by law.
Persons residing in Poland are obliged to undergo immunization. Yes m i the Law on Prevention and Control of Infection and Disease b infectious diseases in humans. In the case of persons b who do not have full legal capacity (children), this obligation falls on the parent in or their legal guardians. Supervision The State Sanitary Inspection authorities are to supervise the implementation of this provision, including enforcement proceedings.
“Persons performing immunizations are obliged to keep medical records of mandatory immunizations, including keeping the immunization card and making entries In confirming the vaccination and making a report on mandatory immunization and a report on the immunization status of wasps b covered by preventive health care, which re submit to the state district sanitary inspector” – emphasized by the Inspectorate General for Personal Data Protection in its position paper.
According to the regulations on mandatory vaccinations and the aforementioned law, parents, who Those who do not vaccinate their child will receive a reminder with a summons to attend the vaccination within seven days. Failure to respond can result in a fine of up to 10,000 zlotys imposed by the governor at the request of the sanitary inspectorate. This penalty can be imposed multiple times, but the total amount cannot exceed 50 thousand zlotys. Article is indicated as the legal basis for punishment. 5 mouth. 1 point 2 of the law of December 5, 2008. The act on prevention and control of infections and disease b infectious diseases in humans.
„In Poland, the so-called. The vaccination rate of children and adolescents exceeds 95 percent. However, the number of unvaccinated children is increasing every year. At the end of 2015. 22.3 thousand have been shown. os b vaccination evaders, as of the end of 2014. There were 15.4 thousand., while in 2013. – 10 thousand.” – reports PAP.