Gonococcal antimicrobial susceptibility surveillance in Europe 2009
Since 2009, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control has coordinated the enhanced surveillance of sexually transmitted infections in Europe.
Migrant health series: Improving HIV data comparability in migrant populations and ethnic minorities in EU/EEA/EFTA countries: findings from a literature review and expert panel
This technical report provides an overview of the current situation with respect to data on HIV in migrant and ethnic minority populations; identifies gaps and methodological challenges; and proposes ways in which data, and data comparability, might be improved in Europe.
Monitoring implementation of the European Commission Communication and Action Plan for combating HIV/AIDS in the European Union and neighbouring countries, 2009–2013
This interim report summarises the progress made on implementing the policy priorities contained in a European Commission Communication entitled Combating HIV/AIDs in the European Union and neighbouring countries, 2009–2013.
Gonococcal antimicrobial susceptibility surveillance in Europe – 2010
In 2010, 21 EU/EEA Member States participated in the European Gonococcal Antimicrobial Surveillance Programme (Euro-GASP), testing a total of 1766 isolates.
Review of Chlamydia Control Activities in EU Countries
This report illustrates the scope and the findings of Project SCREen, arguably the biggest study to date on chlamydia control activities in the EU. In addition to data from EU Member States, SCREen also collected data from EU candidate countries, EFTA member states, and the USA.
Novel approaches to testing for sexually transmitted infections, including HIV and hepatitis B and C in Europe
This report focuses on novel approaches to testing for sexually transmitted infections, human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus that are relevant for the prevention and control of these infections at EU/EEA level.
Molecular typing of Neisseria gonorrhoeae
In 2011, a pilot study was undertaken to assess the public health benefit of molecular surveillance for gonorrhoea in 21 EU/EEA countries. A total of 1 066 isolates collected under the 2010 European gonococcal antimicrobial surveillance programme were typed and 406 sequence types identified, with considerable diversity among countries.
Monitoring recently acquired HIV infections in the European context
This report describes studies on HIV incidence estimates in European countries and contains the results of a literature review of published incidence studies using Recent Infection Testing Algorithms (RITA) assays, an epidemiological framework for HIV incidence studies in Europe and a technical guide on how to integrate RITA as part of routine HIV surveillance.