Communication toolkit on tick-borne diseases and preventive measures

communication toolkit

This toolkit aims to assist EU Member States in devising communication activities to raise awareness about the health threats related to ticks, as well as promoting preventive measures to reduce the risk of developing tick-borne diseases. The toolkit targets children, travellers, the general public, and health practitioners.

Who do you want to reach? 

The material is designed to direct key messages on tick-borne diseases and their prevention at four specific and pre-identified audiences for whom the campaign materials can be particularly relevant.  

  • children
  • travellers
  • general public living in endemic areas
  • healthcare practitioners 

The material is designed to inform the audience on
 

  • how to avoid ticks bites
  • how to recognised the habitats where ticks can be found
  • how to recognise and correctly remove ticks
  • tick-borne diseases preventive methods and treatments
  • how to recognising the diseases and its phases   

 
How to adapt the materials? 

Our materials can be adapted according to your language, cultural specificities and campaign focus. The files are provided in:
 

  • PDF flattened format for easy reproduction: this format can be used  to view the material and for printing purposes
  • Adobe InDesign format for professional use: this format can be used to modify the layout and/or the text
  • Word files: this format can be used to facilitate translation in your language  

Toolkit materials

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Factsheet on Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever, for healthcare professionals

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Factsheet on Lyme borreliosis, for healthcare professionals

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Factsheet on tick-borne encephalitis, for healthcare professionals

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Factsheet on tick-borne relapsing fever, for healthcare professionals

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Information sheet on ​tick-borne encephalitis for the general public living in endemic areas

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Information sheet on ​​Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever for the general public living in endemic areas ​ ​ ​

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Information sheet on ​​Lyme borreliosis for the general public living in endemic areas ​ ​

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Leaflet for travellers on ticks, tickborne diseases and preventive measure

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Leaflet on Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever for the general public living in endemic areas

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Leaflet on ticks and preventive measures, for children living in endemic areas​​

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Leaflet on ​Lyme borreliosis for the general public living in endemic areas ​ ​ ​ ​​

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Leaflet on ​tick-borne encephalitis for the general public living in endemic areas ​

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Photo library of ticks species

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Poster competition on ticks and preventive measures, for school children living in endemic areas​​

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Poster for travellers on ticks, tickborne diseases and preventive measures

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Poster on ticks and preventive measures, for children living in endemic areas​​ (Long version)

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Poster on ticks and preventive measures, for children living in endemic areas​​ (Short version)

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Presentation on tick-borne diseases, for healthcare professionals

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