Vaccine-preventable diseases and immunisation: Core competencies
This report outlines the development of a competency framework covering key knowledge, skills and attitudes critical for the prevention and control of vaccine-preventable diseases and immunisation.
Utilising social media for HIV/STI prevention programmes among young people
A handbook for public health programme managers working on STI/HIV prevention programmes for young people aged 15–24 years in EU/EEA countries.
Effective use of digital platforms for HIV prevention among men who have sex with men in the European Union/European Economic Area: An introduction to the ECDC guides
This ECDC series provides comprehensive guides to the effective use of digital platforms for STI/HIV prevention among MSM in the EU/EEA.
Use of smartphone application advertising for HIV prevention among men who have sex with men in the European Union/European Economic Area
Smartphones have revolutionised many aspects of our lives, and the way men who have sex with men (MSM) arrange sexual encounters has drastically changed.
Use of YouTube for HIV prevention among men who have sex with men in the European Union/European Economic Area
Using YouTube for HIV prevention offers global access to MSM and provides a unique opportunity to reach people who may not be reachable through more traditional social media platforms.
Use of Google AdWords for HIV prevention among men who have sex with men in the European Union/European Economic Area
Google AdWords is one of the most established digital advertising platforms in the world, and is used by organisations of many different sizes to achieve their marketing goals. This module will outline the opportunities that Google AdWords provides for HIV prevention.
Report of the joint ECDC and WHO review of the national tuberculosis programme in Bulgaria
This report outlines the results of the joint ECDC and WHO review of the Bulgarian National Tuberculosis Control Programme.
Tuberculosis in Europe: from passive control to active elimination – high- and low-incidence countries
This four-page evidence brief provides an overview of tuberculosis control and elimination efforts in the EU/EEA, with a particular focus on the epidemiological differences between high- and low-incidence countries.
HIV and hepatitis B and C in Latvia
At the request of the Ministry of Health in Riga, a team of experts from ECDC and the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction paid a technical visit to Latvia on 2–4 September 2014.
Priority risk groups for influenza vaccination (ECDC guidance, published 2008)
This paper identifies and describes population groups at increased risk for severe outcomes of influenza (“risk groups”) and advocates vaccination for two major groups, namely a) persons in the older age group, usually 65 years and older; and b) persons with chronic medical conditions.