ECDC Expert meeting on non-pharmaceutical countermeasures for Pandemic flu
The meeting will focus on the evidence base for the revision of the updated “Guide to public health measures to reduce the impact of influenza pandemics in Europe”, with a specific emphasis on non-pharmaceutical countermeasures for pandemic flu.
Tutorial on the safe use of personal protective equipment
This tutorial aims to provide trainers with practical information on different options for the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) in healthcare settings in Europe
Pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention in Europe – the status quo
A new ECDC Evidence Brief summarises many of the key issues across Europe regarding implementation of PrEP and provides some options for action. It draws on country data reported to ECDC for Dublin Declaration monitoring in 2016.
Systematic review on the incubation and infectiousness/shedding period of communicable diseases in children
Illnesses caused by infectious diseases are common in children in schools or other childcare settings. Currently there is no common EU approach to the control of communicable diseases in schools or other childcare settings, and existing information is uncertain.
Pre-exposure prophylaxis to prevent HIV among MSM in Europe
The results of two clinical studies, PROUD and IPERGAY, suggests that the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for men who have sex with men (MSM) is an effective HIV prevention tool for Europe.
School closures during the 2009 influenza pandemic: National and local experiences
Cauchemez, S., Van Kerkhove, M.D., Archer, B.N., Cetron, M., Cowling, B.J., Grove, P., Hunt, D., Kojouharova, M., Kon, P., Ungchusak, K., Oshitani, H., Pugliese, A., Rizzo, C., Saour, G., Sunagawa, T., Uzicanin, A., Wachtel, C., Weisfuse, I., Yu, H., Nicoll, A.
Interventions to prevent HIV and hepatitis C in people who inject drugs: A review of reviews to assess evidence of effectiveness
MacArthur, G.J., van Velzen, E., Palmateer, N., Kimber, J., Pharris, A., Hope, V., Taylor, A., Roy, K., Aspinall, E., Goldberg, D., Rhodes, T., Hedrich, D., Salminen, M., Hickman, M., Hutchinson, S.J.
National European guidelines for the prevention of Clostridium difficile infection: A systematic qualitative review
Martin, M., Zingg, W., Knoll, E., Wilson, C., Dettenkofer, M., Pittet, D., Sax, H., Gastmeier, P., Hansen, S., Grundmann, H., van Benthem, B., van der Kooi, T., Richet, H., Szilagyi, E., Heczko, P.B., Holmes, A., Kyratsis, Y., Ahmad, R., Allegranzi, B., Magiorakos, A.-P., Cookson, B., Wu, A.W.