Strategies for disease-specific programmes 2010–2013
This document sets out the strategic priorities for all six ECDC disease-specific programmes from 2010 to 2013 based on a short description of the epidemiological background, context in which ECDC works on that specific disease or disease group, and defined gaps that require action at the European Union (EU) level.
ECDC Country Support Strategy
Europe’s defences against communicable diseases is not stronger than its weakest links. ECDC has an important complementary role to support the efforts of the Commission and the Member States to ensure that capacities are adequate to meet the needs.
Review of ECDC’s response to the influenza pandemic 2009/10
This report presents the final conclusions from an evaluation of ECDC’s response to the 2009 influenza pandemic. The evaluation was undertaken by an external panel of experts with extensive experience in communicable disease control, crisis management, and influenza programmes. They considered ECDC’s performance in the areas of crisis management, surveillance, scientific advice and communication.