European Union Standards for Tuberculosis Care - 2017 update
ECDC and the European Respiratory Society (ERS) have developed the European Union Standards for Tuberculosis Care (ESTC).
Guidance in brief: Prevention and control of blood-borne viruses in prison settings
This guidance is intended for policymakers responsible for the planning and delivery of healthcare services in the national or sub-national custodial system and all professionals responsible for the health and well-being of people in prison, including community-based service providers and those facilitating continuity of care in the community.
Public health guidance on prevention and control of blood-borne viruses in prison settings
This document provides EU/EEA Member States with evidence-based scientific advice on available options, when planning and implementing prevention and control interventions for blood-borne viruses in prison settings.
Public health guidance on active case finding of communicable diseases in prison settings
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 antenatal screening for HIV, hepatitis B, syphilis and rubella susceptibility in the EU/EEA – addressing the vulnerable populations
This publication 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.
Let’s talk about protection: enhancing childhood vaccination uptake
Helping parents to understand vaccination and supporting their choice to get their children protected is one of the most important aspects of the work of a primary healthcare professional.
Public health guidance on tuberculosis control in vulnerable and hard-to-reach populations
This guidance provides support to those working towards strengthening tuberculosis prevention and control among vulnerable populations.
Public health guidance on chlamydia control in Europe
This document updates the 2009 ECDC guidance on chlamydia control in Europe. The aim of this guidance is to support Member States to develop, implement or improve strategies for chlamydia control.
Public health guidance on HIV and STI prevention among men who have sex with men
This guidance, based on a systematic review of the literature and expert opinion, suggests that there is good evidence to ensure that some key components are considered for inclusion in national and sub-national public health programmes in countries in Europe.
Public health guidance on varicella vaccination in the European Union
In 2014, ECDC’s Vaccine-Preventable Diseases Programme established a working group to provide guidance on the introduction of varicella vaccination in EU Member States. The pre-consultation document is available here.