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.
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.