Staying healthy during Pride season: practice safer sex and check vaccination status
Dutch health authorities have recently reported an increase of hepatitis A infections particularly affecting men who have sex with men. With the on-going Pride events across Europe, ECDC stresses the importance of ensuring hepatitis A vaccination, (advice for) safer sex and personal hygiene practices including washing hands and genital areas before and after sex to avoid infection.
World Hepatitis Day 2018
On the occasion of World Hepatitis Day, ECDC launched online prevalence database for hepatitis B and C which included data mainly based on peer-reviewed cross sectional studies from 2006 onwards.
Travel-associated hepatitis A in Europe, 2009 to 2015
Beauté, J., Westrell, T., Schmid, D., Müller, L., Epstein, J., Kontio, M., Couturier, E., Faber, M., Mellou, K., Borg, M.-L., Friesema, I., Vold, L., Severi, E.
The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of screening for active tuberculosis among migrants in the EU/EEA: A systematic review
Greenaway, C., Pareek, M., Abou, C.-N.C., Walji, M., Makarenko, I., Alabdulkarim, B., Hogan, C., McConnell, T., Scarfo, B., Christensen, R., Tran, A., Rowbotham, N., Noori, T., van der Werf, M.J., Pottie, K., Matteelli, A., Zenner, D., Morton, R.L.
Hepatitis B/C in the countries of the EU/EEA: A systematic review of the prevalence among at-risk groups
Falla, A.M., Hofstraat, S.H.I., Duffell, E., Hahné, S.J.M., Tavoschi, L., Veldhuijzen, I.K.
Impact of hepatitis B vaccination on acute hepatitis B epidemiology in European Union/European Economic Area countries, 2006 to 2014
Miglietta, A., Quinten, C., Lopalco, P.L., Duffell, E.
Estimating the scale of chronic hepatitis C virus infection in the EU/EEA: A focus on migrants from anti-HCV endemic countries
Falla, A.M., Ahmad, A.A., Duffell, E., Noori, T., Veldhuijzen, I.K.
Estimating the scale of chronic hepatitis B virus infection among migrants in EU/EEA countries
Ahmad, A.A., Falla, A.M., Duffell, E., Noori, T., Bechini, A., Reintjes, R., Veldhuijzen, I.K.
How close are countries of the WHO European Region to achieving the goal of vaccinating 75% of key risk groups against influenza? Results from national surveys on seasonal influenza vaccination programmes, 2008/2009 to 2014/2015
Jorgensen, P., Mereckiene, J., Cotter, S., Johansen, K., Tsolova, S., Brown, C.