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.
Case studies on preparedness planning for polio in Poland and Cyprus
The overall objective of this report is to support Poland and Cyprus in updating their polio preparedness planning as part of the two EU Member States' efforts at maintaining their polio-free status.
Communication toolkit on immunisation: How to increase immunisation uptake
This ECDC communication toolkit aims to support EU/EEA countries in their communication initiatives to increase immunisation uptake, in particular childhood vaccination. It provides template materials that health authorities can adapt to develop their own communication initiatives, in line with national, regional or local strategies and needs.
These slogans are part a toolkit which aims to support infection prevention in schools, with a focus on gastrointestinal diseases, by assisting EU/EEA countries in their communication initiatives for disease prevention in school settings.
- Escherichia coli infection
- Food- and waterborne diseases
- Gastrointestinal disease
- Health communication
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis E
- Norovirus infection
- Verotoxigenic Escherichia coli infection
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.
ECDC tool for the prioritisation of infectious disease threats
This qualitative tool, implemented as an Excel workbook, ranks infectious disease threats in a transparent, comparable and methodologically reproducible manner.
Communication toolkit on chikungunya: How to prevent and control chikungunya
Following an outbreak of chikungunya in the area of Ravenna, Italy in Summer 2007 and the increasing presence of Aedes albopictus mosquitoes in Europe, ECDC has prepared a Chikungunya Communications Toolkit. It provides template materials containing background information and practical advice on chikungunya prevention and control and is targeting the general public, travellers and health practitioners.