New ECDC tools: Strengthening preparedness and surveillance in migrant reception centres
As in other institutional settings, migrant reception/detention centres face specific challenges in preventing and controlling communicable disease transmission. In order to support EU/EEA Member States in improving preparedness and syndromic surveillance at migrant hosting sites, ECDC is launching two handbooks and related assessment tools.
World Refugee Day 2019
World Refugee Day, held each year on 20 June, highlights the challenges of those who had to flee their homes and is an opportunity to show solidarity with displaced people throughout the world.
Active tuberculosis case finding in migrants – ECDC workshop for EU Member States
On 18 and 19 February 2022, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) organised a workshop on tuberculosis (TB) case finding in migrants in Athens, Greece.
Workshop on migrant health and key infectious diseases in the EU/EEAArchived
This ECDC workshop was co-hosted between ECDC and The National Health Institute Doutor Ricardo Jorge in Lisbon, Portugal.
Workshop on “Public Health benefits of screening for infectious diseases among newly arrived migrants in to the EU/EEA”
Under the auspices of the Greek Presidency of the EU Council, the Hellenic Center for Disease Control and Prevention (HCDCP) in collaboration with the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, hosted a technical expert workshop on “Public Health benefits of screening for infectious diseases among newly arrived migrants to the EU/EEA” in Athens.
EUPHA’s 5th European Conference on Migrant and Ethnic Minority Health
The purpose of the conference was to provide a forum to share and discuss different approaches and practical experiences around migrants’ and ethnic minorities’ health and healthcare in a context of economic austerity.
Evidence-based guidance for the prevention of infectious diseases among newly arrived migrants in the EU/EEA
This was the first meeting of the advisory group for evidence-based guidance for the prevention of infectious diseases among newly arrived migrants in the EU/EEA.
ECDC Acting Director’s Exchange of Views on 2015 activities before the ENVI Committee
On 23 February 2016, ECDC Acting Director, Dr Andrea Ammon, presents the Centre’s key priorities and main activities in 2015 during an Exchange of Views before the Committee of the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) of the European Parliament.