HIV testing in Europe: From policies to effectiveness
When a group of HIV researchers met on 21–22 January 2008 in Stockholm to discuss HIV testing, they quickly came to the realisation that HIV testing should no longer be subject to ethical parameters that substantially differ from other diseases. The researchers also noted that an estimated 30% of HIV infected persons in EU countries are unaware of their infection, and that many opportunities were being missed to diagnose HIV infections in EU countries. This meeting report paints a concise and comprehensive picture of the current situation of HIV testing in Europe.
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.