Guidance on community engagement for public health events caused by communicable disease threats in the EU/EEA
This guidance on community engagement for public health emergency preparedness is intended for public health authorities in EU/EEA Member States. It is meant to provide step-by-step technical support to Member States who are initiating or professionalising their core community engagement capacity. The guidance is organised according to the three core stages of the preparedness cycle: anticipation, response, and recovery.
Community engagement and institutional collaboration in Iceland during a norovirus outbreak at an outdoor/scout centre (10–15 August 2017)
This country visit report presents the findings of a case study into an outbreak of norovirus in Iceland that occurred during the period 10–15 August 2017.
Food-borne diseases associated with frozen berries consumption: a historical perspective, European Union, 1983 to 2013
Tavoschi, L., Severi, E., Niskanen, T., Boelaert, F., Rizzi, V., Liebana, E., Gomes Dias, J., Nichols, G., Takkinen, J., Coulombier, D.
Communication toolkit on gastrointestinal diseases: How to support infection prevention in schools
This toolkit aims to support infection prevention in schools, with a focus on gastrointestinal diseases, by assisting EU/EEA countries in their communication initiatives for disease prevention in school settings.
Prevention of norovirus infection in schools and childcare facilities
Norovirus is one of the most common causes of childhood gastroenteritis and has epidemiological characteristics that promote a high rate of infectivity and transmission
A Decision support tool to compare waterborne and foodborne infection and/or illness risks associated with climate change
Schijven, J., Bouwknegt, M., de Roda Husman, A., M., Rutjes, S., Sudre, B., Suk, J.E., Semenza, J.C.
Prevention of norovirus infection in schools and childcare facilities - Public Consultation
This technical report synthesises current international guideline recommendations and reviews findings related to the prevention and control of gastroenteritis outbreaks in schools and child care facilities.