ECDC and EMCDDA technical guidance on prevention and control of infectious diseases among people who inject drugs
The content of this joint guidance was developed by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) with the support of a technical advisory group composed of policy makers, service providers, civil society representatives and preventative health experts from throughout the EU/EEA.
ECDC and EMCDDA technical guidance on prevention and control of infectious diseases among people who inject drugs - guidance in brief
This evidence-based guidance is designed to inform the development, monitoring and evaluation of national strategies and programmes in countries in Europe in order to reduce and prevent infections among people who inject drugs.
Annual epidemiological report 2011 [2009 data]
Reporting on 2009 surveillance data and 2010 epidemic intelligence data
- Antimicrobial resistance
- Avian influenza virus
- Food- and waterborne diseases
- Healthcare-associated infections
- HIV infection
- Influenza in humans, avian origin
- Influenza in humans, seasonal
- Respiratory diseases
- Sexually transmitted infections
- Vaccine preventable diseases
- Viral hepatitis
Communicable disease threats report, week 7, 12-18 February 2012
Communicable disease threats report, 20-26 May 2012, week 21
Communicable disease threats report, 27 May - 2 June 2012, week 22
A rabies case in the United Kingdom, a travel-associated cluster of Legionellosis and the European measles outbreaks are in focus.
Communicable disease threats report, 3-9 June, week 23
From 8 June, the CDTR includes a section on threats related to the UEFA Euro 2012. It contains information gathered through epidemic intelligence activities concerning health events or public health measures relevant for the football tournament. The information is classified regarding host countries, other participating countries and other bordering countries.
Communicable disease threats report, 10-16 June 2012, week 24
During the week 10 – 16 June, an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in Scotland, a case of anthrax in an injecting drug user and a measles outbreak in Poland are in focus.
Communicable disease threats report, 17-23 June 2012, week 25