Presentation to health practitioners

Presentation Toolkit material

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

Communication toolkit -

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.