Technical guidance on risk assessment guidelines for diseases transmitted on aircraft (RAGIDA). Part 2: Operational guidelines - Second edition
In the closed cabin environment of modern airplanes, passengers are frequently exposed to various infectious diseases. These operational guidelines, first published in November 2009 covering tuberculosis, new emerging airborne diseases (e.g. SARS) and meningococcal infections, now also include haemorrhagic fevers (Lassa, Ebola, Marburg), measles and rubella. The guidelines are accompanied by a technical report which looks at 12 infectious diseases and, by systematically evaluating literature on on-board transmission, attempts to assess the risk of infection via air circulation in airplanes.
Public health guidance in brief on HIV, hepatitis B and C testing in the EU/EEA
5 Dec 2018 - The ECDC guidance on integrated testing of hepatitis B (HBV), hepatitis C (HCV) and HIV supports countries in the global effort to combat viral hepatitis and eliminate HIV as public health threats by 2030. At present, reaching and testing those at risk of infection with HIV, HBV or HCV is still a public health challenge across Europe. This Guidance in brief is based on the comprehensive guidance document which provides the evidence base for this guidance
Public health guidance on HIV, hepatitis B and C testing in the EU/EEA
23 Nov 2018 - This guidance aims to provide EU/EEA countries with an evidence-based framework to help develop, implement, monitor and evaluate their own national HBV, HCV and HIV testing guidelines and programmes.
Programmatic management of latent tuberculosis infection in the European Union
15 Oct 2018 - Programmatic management of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) is a key component of the global tuberculosis (TB) elimination strategy. This document provides evidence-based guidance for the implementation of programmatic management of LTBI in the European Union and European Economic Area (EU/EEA).