Strategies for disease-specific programmes 2010–2013
This document sets out the strategic priorities for all six ECDC disease-specific programmes from 2010 to 2013 based on a short description of the epidemiological background, context in which ECDC works on that specific disease or disease group, and defined gaps that require action at the European Union (EU) level.
Surveillance of communicable diseases in the European Union - A long-term strategy: 2008-2013
This long-term vision and strategy on the future surveillance of communicable diseases in the EU has been developed to help direct the decisions for the long-term development of the European surveillance system.
ECDC Country Support Strategy
Europe’s defences against communicable diseases is not stronger than its weakest links. ECDC has an important complementary role to support the efforts of the Commission and the Member States to ensure that capacities are adequate to meet the needs.
ECDC public health microbiology strategy 2018–2022
This report outlines the microbiology strategy as well as actions, outcome indicators and performance targets for the delivery and evaluation of its execution over the period 2018–2022.
Health communication strategy 2010–2013
ECDC’s strategic communication objectives are to raise awareness of issues related to communicable diseases among specific target EU audiences; and to establish ECDC’s reputation as the leading European expert authority in the field.
Framework for a strategy for infectious disease surveillance in Europe
Good surveillance data are the cornerstone for public health action and planning, as well as for policy making. Europe is facing new challenges. With increasing globalization and interconnecting in the world and with free movement of people and goods across the borders, diseases move fast around the globe and disease outbreaks are increasingly often multi-national.
Social media strategy development – A guide to using social media for public health communication
This guide provides public health organisations and practitioners with a practical approach to strengthening the integration of social media into their overall communication activities.
ECDC Public health training strategy 2015
The Public Health Training Strategy proposes three strategic objectives in the context of ECDC’s corporate mission and the legal context within which the Centre works.