Course: Methods and tools for evidence-based practice with focus on infectious diseases
For public health professionals who want to understand the basic principles of evidence-based practice and get basic hands-on training in the area. The course is open to all and offered as an ESCAIDE 2017 side event. Places are filled on a first come first served basis.
Official visit of ECDC Director to the WHO Regional Office for Europe
On 15 January 2018, the first official visit of Dr Andrea Ammon to the WHO Regional Office for Europe took place following her appointment as the new Director of ECDC in June 2017.
European Antibiotic Awareness Day and the global health challenges of antibiotic resistance – launch event in Brussels
European Antibiotic Awareness Day 2015
The European Antibiotic Awareness Day is an annual European public health initiative that takes place on 18 November to raise awareness about the threat to public health of antibiotic resistance and the importance of prudent antibiotic use.
Diagnostic workshop on Real-time quaking-induced conversion (RT-QuIC) to enhance MS capacity to diagnose CJD
In order to enhance the understanding of the methodology and its consistent application, a training day on the analytical and clinical aspects of analysing cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) samples by RT-QuIC in the investigation of patents with suspected sporadic CJD (sCJD) was held at the National CJD Research &amp; Surveillance Unit (NCJDRSU).
Thirty-eighth meeting of the ECDC Management Board
As an independent EU Agency, ECDC reports to a Management Board whose members are nominated by the Member States, the European Parliament and the European Commission.