ECDC tool for the prioritisation of infectious disease threats

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European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. ECDC tool for the prioritisation of infectious disease threats – Handbook and manual. Stockholm: ECDC; 2017.

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This qualitative tool, implemented as an Excel workbook, is based on multi-criteria decision analysis. It ranks infectious disease threats in a transparent, comparable and methodologically reproducible manner. The tool enables the relative ranking of different infectious disease threats. It is intended as a supplement to other methods that also support decision-making in preparedness planning.

Download the tool

The tool is located in Google Docs as an .xlsm file. To download the tool, please follow these instructions:

Click on the link below > (in the new page) click on the download icon in the top right corner > click save > (when the file is open) click ‘enable editing’ and ‘enable content’.

*Please note: The Excel workbook has compatability issues with Excel versions 97-2003.