Expert consultation on tick-borne diseases with emphasis on Lyme borreliosis and tick-borne encephalitis
ECDC called an expert consultation to define a strategy at the EU level to strengthen the capacity of the EU Member States for the surveillance and prevention of tick-borne diseases, with special emphasis on Lyme borreliosis and tick-borne encephalitis.There was a recommendation to add tick-borne encephalitis to the list of mandatory notifiable diseases in the EU. Although no consensus was reached on the notifiable status of Lyme borreliosis, the need to harmonise the case definition was identified.
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.