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.
Travel-related imported infections in Europe, EuroTravNet 2009
Odolini, S., Parola, P., Gkrania-Klotsas, E., Caumes, E., Schlagenhauf, P., Lopez-Velez, R., Burchard, G.-D., Santos-O'Connor, F., Weld, L., Von Sonnenburg, F., Field, V., de Vries, P., Jensenius, M., Loutan, L., Castelli, F.
ECDC Regional meeting on West Nile fever real time surveillance and exchange of good practices on vector-borne diseases
This was the first regional meeting on West Nile fever real time surveillance and good practices on vector-borne diseases. The overall objective was to support the exchange of experience between EU and non-EU neighbouring countries on the surveillance of West Nile fever and the lessons learnt since 2011.
Rapid risk assessment: Autochthonous cases of chikungunya fever on the Caribbean island, Saint Martin
Following the confirmation of two cases of autochthonous chikungunya on the Caribbean island of St Martin, ECDC performed a rapid risk assessment.
Field sampling methods for mosquitoes, sandflies, biting midges and ticks
This report of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) was produced by the VectorNet project (European network for sharing data on the geographic distribution of arthropod vectors transmitting human and animal disease agents).