Presentation to health practitioners
Information to healthcare practitioners: What is Chikungunya? What are the symptoms? Facts on transmission and epidemiology. Recommended preventive measures for personal protection. What to do in the event of a possible case of Chikungunya? Community measures for vector control.
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Communication toolkit on chikungunya: How to prevent and control chikungunya
Following an outbreak of chikungunya in the area of Ravenna, Italy in Summer 2007 and the increasing presence of Aedes albopictus mosquitoes in Europe, ECDC has prepared a Chikungunya Communications Toolkit. It provides template materials containing background information and practical advice on chikungunya prevention and control and is targeting the general public, travellers and health practitioners.