The European Scientific Conference on Applied Infectious Disease Epidemiology (ESCAIDE) is an annual three-day scientific conference, open to the wider communicable disease surveillance community.
ECDC Summer School 2018
The goal of the Summer School is to strengthen the mentoring and technical skills of both ECDC experts and experts within ECDC networks, such as supervisors of the Fellowship programme, by providing an opportunity for networking and scientific exchange.
Course: Methods and tools for evidence-based practice with focus on infectious diseases
This course is recommended for public health professionals involved in the planning, development, commissioning and/or approval of scientific outputs like reviews, assessments or guidance in the area of infectious disease epidemiology, prevention and control. Over the four days, the participants are expected to learn the basic skills and competences needed for evidence-based practice.
Emerging spread of new fungal species poses risk for healthcare settings in the EU/EEA
The rise in Europe of Candida auris infections, a difficult-to-control fungus, is of concern. The fungus spreads easily in healthcare settings, can cause invasive infections, and is also associated with resistance to multiple classes of anti-fungal medication.
European Immunization Week, 2018
European Immunization Week (EIW) is marked across the European Region every April. It aims to raise awareness of the importance of immunisation for people’s health and well-being. Activities in 2018 will focus on the progress and challenges in the Region’s concerted effort to eliminate measles and rubella.
Europol and ECDC organised second Cross-sectoral Biorisk Awareness and Mitigation Training
The European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation (EUROPOL) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), organised the second edition of the Cross-sectoral Biorisk Awareness and Mitigation Training, hosted in Olhão, Portugal, on 17 - 19 April 2018.