World Tuberculosis Day - 24 March 2016
Marked each year on 24 March, World Tuberculosis Day gives the occasion to raise awareness about tuberculosis (TB) and to advocate more efforts to eliminate it. ECDC has launched the latest surveillance data and materials on interventions addressing vulnerable groups.
ECDC Vaccine Scheduler
The Vaccine Scheduler is an interactive tool that shows vaccination schedules for individual EU/EEA countries and specific age groups. With this tool comparisons can be made for vaccination schedules between two countries or by disease for all or a selection of countries.
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Human papillomavirus infection
- Influenza in humans, seasonal
- Invasive Haemophilus influenzae disease
- Meningococcal disease
- Pneumococcal disease
- Prevention and control
- Rotavirus infection
- Tick-borne diseases
Public health guidance on management of contacts of MDR TB and XDR TB patients
The goal of this guidance is to contribute towards preventing as many MDR TB and XDR TB cases as possible in the EU/EEA. Given that MDR TB and XDR TB is becoming more prevalent, the issue of how to manage contacts of MDR TB patients is becoming increasingly relevant. The specific aim of this document is to provide guidance on issues relevant to the management of contacts of MDR TB and XDR TB patients.
A network strategy to advance public health in Europe
Semenza, J.C., Apfel, F., Rose, T., Giesecke, J.
Berlin Declaration on Tuberculosis: High Level Follow-Up of High Priority Countries for TB Control in the WHO-EURO Region 'Double Trouble or Double Success? Bringing Together Diseases and Programs' - a symposium report
Castell, S., Hauer, B., Manissero, D., Ulrichs, T., Zaleskis, R., Loddenkemper, R.
European Union Standards for Tuberculosis Care
Migliori, G.B., Zellweger, J.P., Abubakar, I., Ibraim, E., Caminero, J.A., de Vries, G., D'Ambrosio, L., Centis, R., Sotgiu, G., Menegale, O., Kliiman, K., Aksamit, T., Cirillo, D.M., Danilovits, M., Dara, M., Dheda, K., Dinh-Xuan, AT., Kluge, H., Lange, C., Leimane, V., Loddenkemper, R., Nicod, LP., Raviglione, MC., Spanevello, A., Thomsen, VO., Villar, M., Wanlin, M., Wedzicha, JA., Zumla, A., Blasi, F., Huitric, E., Sandgren, A., Manissero, D.