Annual epidemiological report 2011 [2009 data]
Reporting on 2009 surveillance data and 2010 epidemic intelligence data
- Antimicrobial resistance
- Avian influenza virus
- Food- and waterborne diseases
- Healthcare-associated infections
- HIV infection
- Influenza in humans, avian origin
- Influenza in humans, seasonal
- Respiratory diseases
- Sexually transmitted infections
- Vaccine preventable diseases
- Viral hepatitis
HIV/AIDS, sexual transmitted infections and viral hepatitis Programme
This programme was set up in September 2006. The programme covers chlamydia infection, gonorrhoea, syphilis, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, HIV infection and AIDS.
Facts about viral hepatitis
Viral hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver caused by a virus. The most common hepatitis viruses in Europe are types A, B, C and E.
Event-based surveillance for emerging infectious diseases in the EU/EFTA
Santos-O'Connor, F., Mantero, J., Vasconcelos, P., Mollet, T., Ciotti, M., Coulombier, D.
How do economic crises affect migrants' risk of infectious disease? A systematic-narrative review
Kentikelenis, A., Karanikolos, M., Williams, G., Mladovsky, P., King, L., Pharris, A., Suk, J.E., Hatzakis, A., McKee, M., Noori, T., Stuckler D.
Technical mission: HIV, STI and viral hepatitis in Bulgaria. 19-21 September 2016 and 14-15 November 2016
The Ministry of Health in Bulgaria invited ECDC to prepare an assessment of the current national HIV programme and to review the STI and Hepatitis surveillance system. Following discussions between ECDC and representatives of the Bulgarian national programme, it was decided to split the assessment into two separate country missions.
ECDC: around 9 million Europeans are affected by chronic hepatitis B or C
An estimated 4.7 million Europeans are living with chronic hepatitis B and almost 4 million (3.9) with chronic hepatitis C infection. However, large numbers of them are not even aware of their infection as they have not yet been tested and diagnosed.