Migrant health series: Background note to the ECDC Report on migration and infectious diseases in the EU
The ECDC Report on migration and infectious diseases in the EU is composed of a series of disease-specific documents presenting data analysis, evidence summary, interpretation and guidance on interventions in the field of migration and selected infectious diseases. This background note complements and introduces the disease-specific reports. It provides an overview of migration and infectious diseases in the EU and a brief summary of issues related to migration and health, and also points out possible areas for future public health research and intervention.
The first disease-specific documents to be published are on HIV/AIDS. Tuberculosis and vaccine preventable diseases (measles) will follow and other diseases will be considered for inclusion in the future. The project also includes an overview of projects related to health and migration/ethnic minorities funded by the European Health Programme 2003–2008.
Guidance on community engagement for public health events caused by communicable disease threats in the EU/EEA
13 Feb 2020 - This guidance on community engagement for public health emergency preparedness is intended for public health authorities in EU/EEA Member States. It is meant to provide step-by-step technical support to Member States who are initiating or professionalising their core community engagement capacity. The guidance is organised according to the three core stages of the preparedness cycle: anticipation, response, and recovery.
Infection prevention and control for the care of patients with 2019-nCoV in healthcare settings
2 Feb 2020 - This document aims to provide guidance to EU/EEA healthcare facilities and healthcare providers on infection prevention and control measures during the management of suspected and confirmed cases of 2019-nCoV infection.
HIV and men who have sex with men - Monitoring implementation of the Dublin Declaration on partnership to fight HIV/AIDS in Europe and Central Asia: 2018 progress report
10 Jan 2020 - This report is part of the 2018 progress reports monitoring the implementation of the Dublin Declaration. It presents the situation among men who have sex with men (MSM), a key group affected by HIV in the WHO European Region, and outlines priorities for action.