Public health guidance on antenatal screening for HIV, hepatitis B, syphilis and rubella susceptibility in the EU/EEA – addressing the vulnerable populations
This document aims to support the strengthening of antenatal screening programmes for HIV, hepatitis B, syphilis and rubella susceptibility in the general population and in groups identified as vulnerable to mother-to-child-transmission in the EU/EEA. Vulnerable groups specifically targeted by this guidance include: 1) migrant women and women from ethnic minority groups; 2) women engaging in high-risk behaviour or with a partner at high risk for HIV, HBV and syphilis infections; and 3) women belonging to minority groups refusing vaccinations.
Public health guidance on active case finding of communicable diseases in prison settings
23 May 2018 - This joint guidance from ECDC and the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction provides EU/EEA Member States with evidence-based scientific advice on active case finding options. These options can be applied to the planning and implementation of interventions that promote the early diagnosis of communicable diseases in prison settings.
Public health guidance on tuberculosis control in vulnerable and hard-to-reach populations
17 Mar 2016 - This guidance provides support to those working towards strengthening tuberculosis prevention and control among vulnerable populations.