Vector control with a focus on Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquitoes - Literature review and analysis
The main research question that this literature review aims to answer is: what are the currently recommended vector control measures in Europe against Ae des aegypti and Ae des albopictus (keeping in mind that a combination of methods would certainly be required)?
A literature review of Training Needs Assessment (TRNA) methodology
This literature review has been conducted by ECDC as a part of a 18-month project entitled Training Needs Assessment of EU/EEA countries (TRNA) carried out between June 2014 and December 2015.
Economic evaluations of interventions to prevent healthcare-associated infections – literature review
Each year around 3.2 million patients are infected with healthcare-associated infections following exposure in healthcare facilities across the European Union and a total of 37 000 of them die as a direct consequence.
Antenatal screening approaches effective in preventing MTCT of HIV, HBV, syphilis and rubella in vulnerable populations
In order to collect evidence on effective types of antenatal screening intervention that are effective for population groups vulnerable to MTCT, a review of the existing published literature was performed.
Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of antenatal screening for HIV, hepatitis B, syphilis and rubella susceptibility
This literature review was conducted as part of a project evaluating the effectiveness of antenatal screening for HIV, hepatitis B, syphilis and rubella susceptibility in EU/EEA Member States.
A literature review on community and institutional preparedness synergies
This literature review identifies enablers and barriers to community and institutional synergies in preparedness. The main themes identified relating to barriers and enablers were context, infrastructure and process.
Rapid literature review on motivating hesitant population groups in Europe to vaccinate
The aim of this rapid literature review is to bring together knowledge and research related to vaccine hesitancy in EU /EEA countries into a format that is easy to understand and follow.
Literature review: Best practices in ranking emerging infectious disease threats
The threat of serious, cross-border infectious disease outbreaks in Europe is a significant challenge in terms of emergency preparedness. In order to effectively target the use of resources to manage the risks of outbreak, it is necessary to formulate rankings or prioritisation of human and/or animal pathogens. This literature review aims to identify the range of methods used to prioritise communicable disease threats for the purposes of emergency preparedness planning.
A literature review on health communication campaign evaluation with regard to the prevention and control of communicable diseases in Europe
This report collates and summarises the literature on communication campaign evaluation with relevance to the prevention and control of communicable diseases.
Chlamydia control in Europe: literature review
This report brings together published evidence about the prevalence and reproductive tract complications of chlamydia infection, and about the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of chlamydia screening interventions.