Core competencies in epidemiology: surveillance and response
The purpose and objectives of the meeting is to identify the minimum set of abilities that every field epidemiologist should have, defined by core competencies in various domains.
Catalogue of courses on prevention and control of communicable diseases (ASPHER)
The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region (ASPHER) have agreed to collaborate in the training of public health professionals in competencies for prevention and control of communicable diseases.
Harmonizing and supporting infection control training in Europe
Brusaferro, S., Arnoldo, L., Cattani, G., Fabbro, E., Cookson, B., Gallagher, R., Hartemann, P., Holt, J., Kalenic, S., Popp, W., Privitera, G., Prikazsky, V., Velasco, C., Suetens, C., Varela, Santos, C.
EUSeqMyTB to set standards and build capacity for whole genome sequencing for tuberculosis in the EU
Tagliani, E., Cirillo, D.M., Ködmön, C., van der Werf, M.J.
An updated meta-analysis of the distribution and prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi s.l. in ticks in Europe
Estrada-Peña, A., Cutler, S., Potkonjak, A., Vassier-Tussaut, M., Bortel, W., Zeller, H., Fernández-Ruiz, N., Mihalca, A.D.
Core competencies for EU public health epidemiologists in communicable disease surveillance and response
During the first consultation with the EU Member States (MS) on training in field epidemiology, held in 2005 in Stockholm, the development of a list of core competencies for field epidemiologists in the European Union (EU) was identified as a priority.
Training strategy for intervention epidemiology in Europe
The main goal of ECDC training activities is to develop human resources in the field of intervention epidemiology.
Core competencies for public health epidemiologists working in the area of communicable disease surveillance and response, in the European Union
ECDC, along with a group of experts (core competencies group) has developed a list of suggested core competencies for field epidemiologists working at all the levels from subnational (provinces, districts, regions) to national and supra-national (European and international) in the public health administrations of the EU.