Workshop: Influenza vaccination campaigns of healthcare workers
The uptake of seasonal influenza vaccination in EU Member States has not reached the target levels in the 2009 Council Recommendations. This knowledge sharing workshop is intended to support communications activities surrounding national influenza vaccination campaigns, specifically campaigns targeting healthcare workers. The workshop will highlight good practices and success stories, as well as share encouraging and challenging experiences of the Member States’ campaigns. It will also discuss and consider ways ECDC can support Member States in their campaigns through the creation of a “community of practice”, and how best to achieve that via the existing platforms and tools.
2nd World Non-Profit & Social Marketing ConferenceArchived
An event that brings together expertise from such areas as social marketing, the behavioural sciences, strategic communications, health promotion, community engagement, policy development and advocacy.
Interpersonal Communication and Social Interaction Conference 2011Archived
Two day event in which scholars and practitioners from a variety of disciplines working in the field of interpersonal communication and social interaction will be drawn together to discuss face-to-face relationships, mediated contexts, health and care contexts, conflict situations, organisational and professional, contexts, intercultural contexts, language and social interaction.
World Health SummitArchived
The World Health Summit, which took taking place from 23 to 26 October in Berlin, was one of the world’s foremost gatherings of leaders from academia, politics, industry and civil society to jointly develop strategies and take action to address key challenges in medical research, global health and health care delivery with the aim of shaping the political, academic and social agendas.
Communicable disease prevention among RomaArchived
The scope of the meeting was to share best practices and lessons learned in improving access of Roma population to public health programs to prevent communicable diseases, by bringing together key stakeholders with experience in working with and for Roma.
Health inequalities, financial crisis, and infectious disease control in the EU
To assess the current European situation and to inform ECDC activities in this area, ECDC organised a Stakeholder Consultation on Health Inequalities, Financial Crisis and Infectious Disease Control in the EU.
ECDC National Focal Points for Communication meeting
The first meeting of the ECDC National Focal Points (NFPs) for Communication took place on 15-17 October 2013
Addressing TB and MDR TB in high-priority countries
At this technical meeting, tuberculosis experts from high-incidence countries (Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Romania) discussed ways in which ECDC can support with development and implementation of country strategies to prevent and control the disease.
Lessons learnt for public health from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa – how to improve preparedness and response in the EU for future outbreaks
The aim of this conference was to identify learning points arising from the Ebola outbreak in 2014 and 2015 in West Africa.