Expert consultation on guidelines for the surveillance of invasive mosquitoes
Vector-borne diseases transmitted by invasive mosquito vectors, such as dengue- and chikungunya fever, are emerging threats to Europe. To provide Member States with evidence-based guidance on adapted surveillance methods, ECDC is developing guidelines for the surveillance of the main invasive mosquito species in Europe. On 8 and 9 December 2011, ECDC organised an expert meeting to review the draft guidelines with a panel of experts and potential users from public health authorities from across the EU. This report contains the main suggestions and recommendations of the meeting to improve the guidelines.
ECDC public health training: Aligning training strategies between Member States and the EU level, 2014–2020
13 Aug 2014 - The main goal of this consultation was to review the implementation of the ECDC public health training strategy in the European Union and update it in accordance with plans and expectations at Member State level.
Ad hoc advisory meeting on preparedness – Stockholm, 15–16 May 2014
17 Jun 2014 - The Country Preparedness Support section of ECDC held an ad hoc advisory meeting on preparedness in Stockholm on 15–16 May 2014.
Meeting Report: EVD Network and Coordination Group annual meeting
16 May 2014 - The first meeting of ECDC’s Programme on Emerging and Vector-Borne Diseases (EVDs) was an important milestone for establishing a dedicated network of representatives from EU/EEA Member States to cooperate in the field of emerging and vector-borne diseases.