Achievements, challenges and major outputs 2018: Highlights from the Annual Report of the Director
This brochure briefly summarises the Centre’s accomplishments for the previous year. It covers all ECDC Disease Programmes, public health communication, training activities and outbreak preparedness.
ECDC Director's presentation at the Africa CDC, March 2019
During the International Conference on (re-)emerging infectious diseases in Addis Ababa, ECDC Director Andrea Ammon presented ECDC's response activities, preparedness work and training activities.
Heads of Agencies network meets in Brussels under ECDC chairmanship
On 12-13 February, the Heads of EU Agencies meet in Brussels in their regular network meeting to discuss matters of common interest to all agencies.
One Health to Keep Antibiotics Working
For EAAD 2018 ECDC will host the event “One Health to Keep Antibiotics Working” where ECDC will present the latest estimates of the health burden of antibiotic resistance, and the new data on the prevalence of healthcare-associated infections and of antimicrobial consumption in acute care hospitals and long-term care facilities in the EU/EEA.
The first Heads of EU Agencies network meeting under ECDC Chairmanship
On 10 October, the Heads of EU Agencies met in Brussels for the first time under ECDC chairmanship, to discuss matters of common interest to all agencies. The chairmanship of the Network of EU Agencies (EUAN) officially passed from Frontex to ECDC on 1 September 2018, and a hand-over meeting with representatives from FRONTEX and EFSA took place on 13 September 2018
Reaching the SDG targets on Health by 2030: ECDC Session at European Health Forum Gastein 2018
Will we reach the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) for health by 2030 and the targets set for HIV/AIDS, hepatitis and tuberculosis?