Exchange of views on the Ebola crisis, European Parliament Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
ECDC Director Marc Sprenger addressed MEPs of the European Parliament’s Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety regarding the ongoing Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa.
ECDC Director Marc Sprenger provided an overview of the risks to Europe, as detailed in ECDC’s rapid risk assessments, and the technical support ECDC was giving to the European Commission and Member States. Other speakers for the exchange of views included Guido Rasi, Executive Director, European Medicines Agency and Zsuzsanna Jakab, WHO Regional Director for Europe.
Joint Meeting of the National Focal Points for Preparedness and Response and for Threat Detection, EWRS and IHR
23 May 2019 to 24 May 2019 - Representatives from European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) and EU enlargement public health authorities, ECDC and other international organisations meet in Stockholm to discuss a range of current topics relevant for effective preparedness and response to infectious diseases outbreaks and for strengthening collaboration.
Expert meeting on the use of evidence in decision making during health crisis
5 Dec 2018 to 6 Dec 2018 - ECDC is organising an expert consultation meeting in Stockholm in order to contribute to a better understanding by public health experts of the mechanisms through which scientific evidence feeds into decision-making processes during emergencies.