World Health Day 2014: focusing on vector-borne diseases in Europe
2014, the focus of World Health day was on vector-borne diseases. World Health Day is a worldwide initiative celebrated every year on 7 April to mark the anniversary of the founding of the World Health Organization (WHO) in 1948.
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
Prevention and control measures for Alkhurma haemorrhagic fever
Prevention and control of Alkhumra infection is achieved by avoiding or minimising the exposure to infected ticks, to the blood of animals during slaughtering activities and by avoiding consumption of non-pasteurized milk.
Prevention and control measures for Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever
Prevention and control of CCHF infection is achieved by avoiding or minimising exposure to infected ticks. Since nosocomial cases of CCHF are quite common and often result in high mortality, strict universal precautions, including barrier nursing, should be taken.
Estimating the annual burden of tick-borne encephalitis to inform vaccination policy, Slovenia, 2009 to 2013
Fafangel, M., Cassini, A., Colzani, E., Klavs, I., Grgič Vitek, M., Učakar, V., Muehlen, M., Vudrag, M., Kraigher, A.
Status, quality and specific needs of Zika virus (ZIKV) diagnostic capacity and capability in National Reference Laboratories for arboviruses in 30 EU/EEA countries, MAY 2016
Mögling, R., Zeller, H., Revez, J., Koopmans, M., Reusken, C., Aberle, S., Van Esbroeck, M., Christova, I., Vilibic-Cavlek, T., Richter, J., Zelena, H., Fomsgaard, A., Jaaskelainen, A.J., Brichler, S., Illiaquer, M., Gonfrier, G., Leparc-Goffart, I., Poveda, J.-D., Hober, D., Fleury, H., Fafi-Kremer, S., Foulongne, V., Henquell, C., Leveque, N., Carles, M.J., Mansuy, J.M., Schmidt-Chanasit, J., Nitsche, A., Papa, A., Mentis, A., Takacs, M., Love, A., Connell, J., Venturi, G., Storoženko, J., Griskevicius, A., Opp, M., Barbara, C., Reusken, C., Reimerink, J., Dudman, S.G., Pancer, K., Alves, M.J., Ceianu, C.S., Ticha, E., Županc, T.A., Sanchez-Seco, M.P., Tolfvenstam, T., Aarons, E.
Surveillance perspective on Lyme borreliosis across the European Union and European Economic Area
van den Wijngaard, C.C., Hofhuis, A., Simões, M., Rood, E., van Pelt, W., Zeller, H., Van Bortel, W.