New ECDC-WHO report: tuberculosis on the retreat in Europe. Concerns about drug-resistant TB and treatment failureArchived
To mark World Tuberculosis Day on 24 March 2012, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the WHO Regional Office for Europe publish their joint report, Tuberculosis surveillance and monitoring in Europe 2012.
Every hour 30 people are diagnosed with tuberculosis in the European Region. It’s time to make TB a disease of the past
19 Mar 2019 - The latest ECDC/WHO report Tuberculosis surveillance and monitoring in Europe 2019 (2017 data) shows that despite an overall decline in numbers of people suffering from TB, the disease remains a major public health challenge in the Region.
Will tuberculosis be the next disease to be eliminated in Europe?
19 Mar 2019 - It should be. Despite being a curable disease, tuberculosis (TB) is still a challenging public health issue in the European Union and European Economic Area (EU/EEA), with over 55 000 TB infections reported annually and thousands of fatalities.
The sleeping giant: the danger of neglecting latent tuberculosis infection
16 Oct 2018 - The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has published comprehensive guidance on the management of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) targeted for European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) countries.