World Youth Day 2019 - information for travellers
In 2019, World Youth Day (WYD) will take place between 22 and 27 January 2019 in Panama City, Panama with an expected half a million participants. During mass gathering events, the most common health risks are related to vaccine-preventable diseases, gastrointestinal illnesses and vector-borne diseases in favourable climate conditions.
EPIET/EUPHEM Rapid Health Assessment in Complex Emergency Situations (RAS) module
EPIET/EUPHEM Rapid Health Assessment in Complex Emergency Situations (RAS) module aimed to prepare fellows/epidemiologists to contribute to the multidisciplinary and international response to complex emergencies and mass gathering events, and to apply their epidemiological skills to serve public health interventions.
London Olympics 2012: monitoring health threatsArchived
ECDC is watching for any infectious disease health events that could present a public health threat and as of Friday 20 July, a summary of relevant health events will be included in the weekly Communicable Disease Threat Report (CDTR), published on this website.
Watching the summer gamesArchived
ECDC is enhancing its surveillance activities this summer, watching for any infectious disease health events that could present a public health threat during the UEFA EURO 2012 football championship and London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.