According to the rules establishing a program of “vaccination and protection with drugs” for 2015 (Official Gazette of RS, no. 40/15) in Slovenia there are 9 (nine) mandatory vaccines plus more vaccines for some workers:
Two more vaccines are recommended:
Vaccination and protection with drugs against certain contagious diseases is carried out depending on the relevant Assessment of Safety and Risk statement for employees exposed to infectious diseases at work and in work situations where employees could transfer infection to other.
Under current Slovenian vaccination law the following fines are applicable:
Doctors are required to check the person being vaccinated and his/her medical records to identify any potential risk of permanent deterioration in the person’s health as this could constitute a reason to suspend the vaccination.
The following are considered potential reasons for a vaccine exemption:
An acute disease or a febrile condition is not considered to be a reason for a vaccine exemption under this Act. In such cases, vaccination is only postponed. If the doctor administering the vaccination finds reasons for a vaccine exemption as per the first paragraph of this Article, he should file an application for an exemption, and this should be technically justified and explained. All health records of the aforementioned person must be included in the application for a vaccination exemption.
An application for a vaccination exemption may be filed by the physician administering the vaccination, the recipient of the vaccination, the parents or the guardians of the recipient.
All applications for vaccination exemptions must be sent to the Ministry of Health.
The Commission considering applications for suspension of vaccination may request additional documentation or further medical examinations, if necessary.After completion of the process and within 90 days from receipt of the vaccination suspension application, the Commission hands down its expert opinion on whether or not there are grounds for suspension of vaccination, and sends it to the Health Minister.
Right to compensation
Any person whose health is damaged by compulsory vaccination, as evidenced by serious and lasting reduction of vital functions, shall be entitled to compensation.
If the aforementioned person dies as a result of compulsory vaccination, his or her spouse or partner with whom he or she lived in a consensual union, their children and/or parents are entitled to compensation.
Damage in this context does not include damage caused by incorrect administration of the vaccine or from the inadequate quality of the vaccine as specified by the Slovenian regulations governing medicines.
When damage to a person’s health or death of said person is caused by improper handling of the vaccine by medical personnel or by inadequate quality of the vaccine, proceedings should be filed in the civil courts against the manufacturer of the vaccine.
The amount of the compensation is still specified in tolars (previous Slovenian currency); the amount in euros (15 million tolars is approximately 60.000 euros) is therefore not clear.
As of present date, there have only been two cases of compensation awarded in Slovenia: two nurses for damage caused by the Hep B vaccine.
Unvaccinated children in Slovenia: currently kindergartens and schools cannot legally demand that children be vaccinated. Doctors are however obliged to sign a health certificate stating that the child is fit for school or specifying if s/he has any allergies but vaccination status is considered to be private.
Those who practise and believe in allopathic medicine do not like to talk about side effects of vaccines. They are usually reluctant to record them or to investigate further. Paediatricians usually assure parents that the vaccine they will administer has no serious side effects, which of course is far from the truth. The package insert is not given to parents unless they ask for it (very rare). Even then they usually try to hand out the short version on a leaflet and not the original package insert. When side effects do occur, doctors usually dismiss them as coincidence and rarely report them. Reporting is only available to doctors or medical institutions, not to individuals or patients.
The EFVV (European Forum for Vaccine Vigilance) is an alliance of member-organisations and individual members from 25 European countries. Our member-organisations consist of consumer groups and pro-choice groups whose members in turn include medical professionals and scientists. Their combined memberships exceed 100,000. We call on all Europeans to stand together in a demand for a united vaccination policy based on freedom of choice and informed consent. We believe that mandatory vaccination is not only a serious risk but a violation of human rights and dignity. We therefore demand transparency and caution as well as recognition and concern for the many vaccine-injured in Europe and beyond.
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