Operational tool on rapid risk assessment methodology - ECDC 2019

Technical report

Rapid risk assessments (RRA) are undertaken in the initial stages of an event or incident of potential public health concern while more comprehensive risk assessments, which often include the conduct of full systematic reviews, are produced at a later stage of an event, usually when more time and information are available.

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News

ECDC launches e-learning course and operational tool for development of rapid risk assessments

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ECDC launches a new e-learning course on rapid risk assessments (RRA) as well as an operational tool that describes the RRA methodology used by the Centre. The course and the tool support public health experts responsible for developing RRAs at European, national or sub-national level.

Event

Rapid Risk Assessment e-Learning course

E-learning course
ECDC

This course is designed to target individuals with no prior knowledge of Rapid Risk Assessment (RRA). It may also be used as a refreshment module prior to advanced courses in Risk Assessment.

Methodology

Publication

Operational guidance on rapid risk assessment methodology

Risk assessment, Technical guidance, Guide -

This guidance document develops a methodology for rapid risk assessments undertaken in the initial stages of an event or incident of potential public health concern.