ECDC and EMCDDA make the case for active case finding of communicable diseases in prison
In their joint public health Guidance published today, ECDC and the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA), present the evidence on active case finding as a key measure to diagnose communicable diseases early.
ECDC-EMCDDA review: Can active case finding help reduce communicable diseases in prisons?
ECDC and the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) have systematically retrieved and assessed evidence on active case findings for blood-borne viruses like HIV, hepatitis B and C, sexually transmitted infections as well as tuberculosis in prison settings in the EU/EEA.
Combating HIV and TB through a joint regional action - Northern Dimension Partnership on Public Health and Social Well-being
The Northern Dimension Partnership on Public Health and Social Well-being is a platform for collaboration and cooperation on public health in the region.
The financial crisis as an opportunity to re-thinking HIV and TB epidemic control
The global financial crisis threatens global public health, in particular exacerbating diseases of inequality such as HIV/AIDS and diseases usually associated with poverty such as tuberculosis (TB).