Sexually Transmitted Infections in Europe 1990-2010
This ECDC surveillance report on sexually transmitted infections (STI) in Europe covers 20 years of surveillance data collection and analyses the basic trends and epidemiological features of the five STI under EU surveillance: syphilis, congenital syphilis, gonorrhoea, chlamydia and lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV).
STI and HIV prevention in men who have sex with men in Europe
This report gives an overview of the current status of STI and HIV among men who have sex with men (MSM) in EU/EEA countries. It reviews HIV and STI prevention interventions targeted at MSM, and the evaluations of those interventions.
Sexually transmitted infections, including HIV and blood-borne viruses - Annual epidemiological report 2014 [2012 data]
ECDC publishes the sexually transmitted infections including HIV and blood-borne viruses chapter of the Annual Epidemiological Report 2014. It includes data from 2012 on the following diseases: chlamydia, gonorrhoea, hepatitis B virus infection, hepatitis C virus infection, HIV/AIDS and syphilis.
Public health guidance on HIV and STI prevention among men who have sex with men
This guidance, based on a systematic review of the literature and expert opinion, suggests that there is good evidence to ensure that some key components are considered for inclusion in national and sub-national public health programmes in countries in Europe.
Behavioural surveillance toolkit
The overall objective of this work is to support the development of a key set of indicators in order to ensure availability of comparable behavioural data and to support Member States to implement behavioural surveillance or surveys by preparing a user-friendly toolkit and framework (protocol) for the implementation of behavioural surveillance and second generation surveillance related to HIV and STI in Europe.
Concerns about future treatment of gonorrhoea in Europe: ECDC issues response planArchived
With more than 32 000 cases, gonorrhoea was the second most commonly reported sexually transmitted infection (STI) in Europe in 2010. As data from the ECDC report Gonococcal antimicrobial susceptibility surveillance in Europe 2010 illustrates, gonococci have become more resistant to common agents for treatment and show reduced susceptibility to newer antibiotics. “This indicates the risk that gonorrhoea may become an untreatable disease in the near future”, stresses ECDC Director Marc Sprenger.