Sexually Transmitted Infections in Europe 1990-2010
This ECDC surveillance report on sexually transmitted infections (STI) in Europe covers 20 years of surveillance data collection and analyses the basic trends and epidemiological features of the five STI under EU surveillance: syphilis, congenital syphilis, gonorrhoea, chlamydia and lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV).
Assessing the burden of key infectious diseases affecting migrant populations in the EU/EEA: Executive summary
Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of antenatal screening for HIV, hepatitis B, syphilis and rubella susceptibility
This literature review was conducted as part of a project evaluating the effectiveness of antenatal screening for HIV, hepatitis B, syphilis and rubella susceptibility in EU/EEA Member States.
Public health guidance on antenatal screening for HIV, hepatitis B, syphilis and rubella susceptibility in the EU/EEA – addressing the vulnerable populations
This publication aims to support the strengthening of antenatal screening programmes for HIV, hepatitis B, syphilis and rubella susceptibility in the general population and in groups identified as vulnerable to mother-to-child-transmission in the EU/EEA.
Concerns about future treatment of gonorrhoea in Europe: ECDC issues response planArchived
With more than 32 000 cases, gonorrhoea was the second most commonly reported sexually transmitted infection (STI) in Europe in 2010. As data from the ECDC report Gonococcal antimicrobial susceptibility surveillance in Europe 2010 illustrates, gonococci have become more resistant to common agents for treatment and show reduced susceptibility to newer antibiotics. “This indicates the risk that gonorrhoea may become an untreatable disease in the near future”, stresses ECDC Director Marc Sprenger.
STI and HIV prevention in men who have sex with men in Europe
This report gives an overview of the current status of STI and HIV among men who have sex with men (MSM) in EU/EEA countries. It reviews HIV and STI prevention interventions targeted at MSM, and the evaluations of those interventions.
Assessing the burden of key infectious diseases affecting migrant populations in the EU/EEA
This report presents the main findings of an ECDC project to assess the burden of infectious diseases among migrants in the EU/EEA based on available data for specific diseases: human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), tuberculosis (TB), hepatitis B, hepatitis C, gonorrhoea, syphilis, measles and rubella, malaria and Chagas disease.
Antenatal screening for HIV, hepatitis B, syphilis and rubella susceptibility in the EU/EEA
This report is part of an ECDC project on the effectiveness of antenatal screening for HIV, hepatitis B, syphilis and rubella susceptibility in the EU/EEA.
Antenatal screening approaches effective in preventing MTCT of HIV, HBV, syphilis and rubella in vulnerable populations
In order to collect evidence on effective types of antenatal screening intervention that are effective for population groups vulnerable to MTCT, a review of the existing published literature was performed.
Public health guidance on HIV and STI prevention among men who have sex with men
This guidance, based on a systematic review of the literature and expert opinion, suggests that there is good evidence to ensure that some key components are considered for inclusion in national and sub-national public health programmes in countries in Europe.