Public health guidance: Seasonal influenza vaccination of children and pregnant women
The aim of this guidance document is to provide EU/EEA Member States and EU bodies with relevant information to make an informed decision on routine vaccination of healthy children and pregnant women with seasonal influenza vaccine. The options presented in this document are based on a systematic review of the literature and the opinions of a group of independent experts.
Assessing the risk of communicable diseases transmissible through substances of human origin
This report summarises the discussion and outcomes of an expert consultation on communicable diseases transmissible through substances of human origin (SoHO) which took place at the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) in Stockholm, Sweden, on 20 and 21 September 2011.
Assessing the burden of key infectious diseases affecting migrant populations in the EU/EEA
This report presents the main findings of an ECDC project to assess the burden of infectious diseases among migrants in the EU/EEA based on available data for specific diseases: human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), tuberculosis (TB), hepatitis B, hepatitis C, gonorrhoea, syphilis, measles and rubella, malaria and Chagas disease.
Assessing the burden of key infectious diseases affecting migrant populations in the EU/EEA: Executive summary
Migrant health series: Epidemiology of HIV and AIDS in migrant communities and ethnic minorities in EU/EEA countries
This report is part of the ECDC Report on migration and infectious diseases in the EU, a series of documents presenting data analysis, evidence summary, interpretation and guidance on interventions in the field of migration and selected infectious diseases.
Toolkit - Application to calculate DALYs
The Burden of Communicable Disease in Europe (BCoDE) toolkit is a stand-alone software application which allows calculation of disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) for a selection of 117 communicable diseases and six healthcare-associated infections.
Assessing disability weights based on the responses of 30,660 people from four European countries
Haagsma, J.A., de Noordhout, C.M., Polinder S., Vos, T., Havelaar, A.H., Cassini, A., Devleesschauwer, B., Kretzschmar, M.E., Speybroeck, N., Salomon, J.A.
Impact of measles national vaccination coverage on burden of measles across 29 Member States of the European Union and European Economic Area, 2006-2011
Colzani, E., McDonald, S.A., Carrillo-Santisteve, P., Busana, M.C., Lopalco, P., Cassini, A.
Measuring underreporting and under-ascertainment in infectious disease datasets: A comparison of methods
Gibbons, C.L., Mangen, M.-J.J., Plass, D., Havelaar, A.H., Brooke, R.J., Kramarz, P., Peterson, K.L., Stuurman, A.L., Cassini, A., Fèvre, E.M., Kretzschmar, M.E.
The disease burden of hepatitis B, influenza, measles and salmonellosis in Germany: first results of the Burden of Communicable Diseases in Europe Study.
Plass, D., Mangen, M.J., Kraemer, A., Pinheiro, P., Gilsdorf, A., Krause, G., Gibbons, C.L., van Lier, A., McDonald, S.A., Brooke, R.J., Kramarz, P., Cassini, A., Kretzschmar, M.E.