2nd Annual Meeting of the European Legionnaires’ Disease Surveillance Network (ELDSNet)Archived
The 2st annual ELDSNet meeting will provide an opportunity to look back on the first year of European Legionnaires’ disease surveillance under ECDC coordination, and to discuss future challenges.
IMED 2011, The third International Meeting on Emerging Diseases and SurveillanceArchived
The emergence of cholera in Haiti once again reminds us of the ferocity with which infectious diseases can strike and of the complex interactions of emerging infectious diseases with social conditions, human migration, and the ecosystem.
Audio conference on clinical management of haemolytic uremic syndrome and severe Shiga toxin-producing E. coli infections, ECDC, 9 June 2011Archived
In the context of the ongoing outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) that affects by now citizens from 13 EU member states, it is crucial not only to align the efforts regarding investigation and control of the outbreak but also to share knowledge among practitioners across Europe on the patho-physiological and clinical characteristics of infection caused by this unusual epidemic strain, and review patient management options.
4th Annual Food and Waterborne Diseases and Zoonoses Network MeetingArchived
The meeting focuses on the epidemiology of campylobacteriosis, yersiniosis and shigellosis and the recent STEC/VTEC outbreak in Europe.
Joint DG SANCO, EFSA and ECDC seminar - "Animal-to-human diseases: How does Europe protect its citizens?"Archived
The seminar addressed issues such as the human cost of zoonoses, trends in food-borne diseases, challenges and lessons learnt from epidemiological investigations on the 2011 E.coli outbreak and salmonella controls.
3rd annual meeting of the European Legionnaires’ Disease Surveillance Network (ELDSNet)Archived
Objectives of the annual ELDSNet meeting were to present and discuss the epidemiology of Legionnaires’ disease in Europe in 2011.
Legionnaires’ disease: Risk assessment, outbreak investigation and control
ECDC organized the fourth edition of the course “Legionnaires’ disease: risk assessment, outbreak investigation and control” delivered at "Andrija Štampar" School of Public Health in Croatia.
5th Food- and Waterborne Diseases and Zoonoses Network Meeting
The 5th Annual Food and Water-borne Diseases and Zoonoses (FWD) Network Meeting pulled together epidemiologists and microbiologists from EU, EEA and some non-EU countries.