Review of Chlamydia Control Activities in EU Countries
This report illustrates the scope and the findings of Project SCREen, arguably the biggest study to date on chlamydia control activities in the EU. In addition to data from EU Member States, SCREen also collected data from EU candidate countries, EFTA member states, and the USA.
SCREen collected detailed information about chlamydia diagnosis, chlamydia screening, case
management, chlamydia prevalence studies, and a host of related public-health topics. It
provides deep insights into the strategies that national public health systems employ to stem the tide of chlamydia infections.
In order to categorise countries, the SCREen project also developed a typology of chlamydia control activities, based on the principles of sexually transmitted infection control.
This typology could be used in the future to monitor the intensity of chlamydia control activities at the country level and to assist decision-making on which activities should be strengthened or introduced.
ECDC Evidence Brief: Pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention in Europe and Central Asia
28 Nov 2019 - This evidence brief summarises key issues and priorities for action in Europe and Central Asia on PrEP. It is largely based on data collected in 2018 and 2019 by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) to monitor implementation of the 2004 Dublin Declaration. The monitoring questionnaire was disseminated to the 53 countries that are part of the WHO European Region, plus Kosovo and Liechtenstein via an online survey.
Community engagement and institutional collaboration during outbreaks of Shiga toxin/verocytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli in Ireland
19 Nov 2019 - This country visit report presents the findings of a case study into outbreaks of Shiga toxin/verocytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC/VTEC) at childcare facilities in Ireland, conducted in November 2018.
Community and institutional public health emergency preparedness synergies - enablers and barriers
19 Nov 2019 - In order to assess how communities are involved in the public health response for outbreaks of acute gastroenteritis, ECDC developed a case study project in two EU/EEA countries: Ireland and Iceland.