HEPSA – health emergency preparedness self-assessment tool, User guide
HEPSA is used to evaluate levels of preparedness, identify potential gaps, identify vulnerabilities, and detect areas for improvement – with the goal to strengthen overall preparedness capacities for public health emergencies. This user guide provides basic information on the self-assessment process.
Technical mission: HIV, STI and viral hepatitis in Bulgaria. 19-21 September 2016 and 14-15 November 2016
The Ministry of Health in Bulgaria invited ECDC to prepare an assessment of the current national HIV programme and to review the STI and Hepatitis surveillance system. Following discussions between ECDC and representatives of the Bulgarian national programme, it was decided to split the assessment into two separate country missions.
Early findings in outbreak of haemolytic uraemic syndrome among young children caused by shiga toxin-producing escherichia coli, Romania, January to February 2016
Peron, E.J., Zaharia, A., Zota, L.C., Severi, E., Mårdh, O., Usein, C., B?lgr?dean, M., Espinosa, L., Jansa, J., Scavia, G., Rafila, A., Serban, A., Pistol, A.
Risk communication as a core public health competence in infectious disease management: Development of the ECDC training curriculum and programme
Dickmann, P., Abraham, T., Sarkar, S., Wysocki, P., Cecconi, S., Apfel, F., Nurm, Ü.
Network visualization for outbreak response: Mapping the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) chains of transmission in N'Zérékoré, Guinea
Valencia, C., Bah, H., Fatoumata, B., Rodier, G., Diallo, B., Koné, M., Giese, C., Conde, L., Malano, E., Mollet, T., Jansa, J., Coulombier, D., Sudre, B.