ECDC Country Support Strategy
Europe’s defences against communicable diseases is not stronger than its weakest links. ECDC has an important complementary role to support the efforts of the Commission and the Member States to ensure that capacities are adequate to meet the needs.
Core competencies for infection control and hospital hygiene professionals in the European Union
This document is published with the intent of proposing a comprehensive list of core competencies that should be adopted by infection control and hospital hygiene professionals across Europe.
Minimum package for cross-border TB control and care in the WHO European region: A Wolfheze consensus statement
Dara, M., de Colombani, P., Petrova-Benedict, R., Centis, R., Zellweger, J.-P., Sandgren, A., Heldal, E., Sotgiu, G., Jansen, N., Bahtijarevic, R., Migliori, G.B.
Core competencies for EU public health epidemiologists in communicable disease surveillance and response
During the first consultation with the EU Member States (MS) on training in field epidemiology, held in 2005 in Stockholm, the development of a list of core competencies for field epidemiologists in the European Union (EU) was identified as a priority.
Core competencies for public health epidemiologists working in the area of communicable disease surveillance and response, in the European Union
ECDC, along with a group of experts (core competencies group) has developed a list of suggested core competencies for field epidemiologists working at all the levels from subnational (provinces, districts, regions) to national and supra-national (European and international) in the public health administrations of the EU.
A network strategy to advance public health in Europe
Semenza, J.C., Apfel, F., Rose, T., Giesecke, J.
Strengthening Europe's epidemic intelligence capacity: the first collaboration between a European Union Member State and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control.
Coulombier, D., Ciotti, M., Freitas, G., Frota, A., Varela, C., Vasconcelos, P., Fernes, T.
2008 European Football Championship - ECDC epidemic intelligence support.
Kreidl, P., Buxbaum, P., Santos-O'Connor, F., Payne, L., Strauss, R., Hrabcik, H., Matter, H.C., Dreyfus, A., Arias, P.
Core competencies in epidemiology: surveillance and response
The purpose and objectives of the meeting is to identify the minimum set of abilities that every field epidemiologist should have, defined by core competencies in various domains.