Meeting of Contact points for Training on Infection Control in Europe (TRICE)Archived
The meeting will take place on 21-22 June 2010 in Udine, Italy. It is held under the outsourced ECDC project “Infection control training needs assessment in the European Union” (contract awarded to University of Udine, Italy), which aims to produce a report on the assessment of infection control training needs, and proposal for future ECDC support to infection control training.
Annual meeting of the network for diagnostics of "imported" viral diseases / Collaborative laboratory response network (ENIVD/CLRN)Archived
ECDC is hosting the annual meeting of the network for diagnostics of "imported" viral diseases / Collaborative laboratory response network (ENIVD/CLRN) from June 10 to June 12 2010.
The United States Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices votes for near universal recommendation for seasonal influenza vaccinationArchived
The United States Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), which advises the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on vaccine issues, voted to approve a new recommendation on February 24 to offer seasonal influenza vaccination to the whole population aged 6 months and older.
ECDC Joint Strategy MeetingArchived
ECDC will, for the very first time, convene the Joint Strategy Meeting which is aimed at bringing together under one roof the following four bodies: the ECDC Advisory Forum (AF), the Coordinating Competent Bodies (CCBs), the National Microbiology Focal Points (NMFPs) and the National Surveillance Focal Points (NSFPs).
HIV in Europe and Central Asia: progress in 2018 towards meeting the UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets
In 2014, the Joint United National Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) established the global 90–90–90 targets. The aim was for 90% of all people living with HIV (PLHIV) to be diagnosed, 90% of those diagnosed to receive antiretroviral treatment (ART) and 90% of those receiving treatment to achieve viral suppression, by 2020. This article describes progress towards the UNAIDS 90–90–90 targets across Europe and Central Asia and discuss whether current performance is sufficient to eliminate HIV transmission.
European Antibiotic Awareness Day 2018
European Antibiotic Awareness Day (EAAD) is a European health initiative coordinated by ECDC. It provides a platform and support for national campaigns on the prudent use of antibiotics in the EU/EEA and it is marked each year across Europe on 18 November.