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.
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.
Acute respiratory pandemics: how to plan for and manage
This practical course will cover outbreak investigation, pandemic planning, recent developments in respiratory pathogen biology and therapy, and will focus around two practical scenarios in which participants will gain experience in managing an acute epidemic. Research during an epidemic and ethical aspects will also be covered.
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