Assessing and planning medical evacuation flights to Europe for patients with Ebola virus disease and people exposed to Ebola virus
The aim of this document is to guide decision-making when there is a perceived need for medical evacuation by air of an Ebola-infected or Ebola-exposed person from an Ebola-affected country to an EU Member State.
Safe use of personal protective equipment in the treatment of infectious diseases of high consequence
This ECDC tutorial provides practical information on the proper use of PPE at the point of care, including technical requirements and procurement aspects.
Options for preparing for gatherings in the EU in the context of the current outbreak of EVD in West Africa
This document outlines preparedness options with respect to gatherings with participants that have had possible exposure to Ebola virus.
Public health emergency preparedness for cases of viral haemorrhagic fever (Ebola) in Portugal: a peer review 30 March – 1 April 2015
Following an invitation from the Portuguese public health authorities, an ECDC team visited Lisbon to conduct a review of Portugal’s emergency preparedness systems for imported cases of viral haemorrhagic fever (Ebola).
Ebola preparedness peer review mission, Romania
This mission report describes the visit to Romania in March of an ECDC led team of experts at the invitation of the Romanian government.
Public health emergency preparedness for cases of viral haemorrhagic fever (Ebola) in Belgium: a peer review
In March 2015, ECDC conducted a country visit in Belgium to explore the level of Ebola preparedness.
ECDC tutorial on 'Critical aspects of the safe use of personal protective equipment'
Today, ECDC published a tutorial covering the fundamental concepts of personal protective equipment (PPE) and barrier nursing to support preparedness in hospitals across Europe.
Health emergency preparedness for imported cases of high-consequence infectious diseases
To support countries in the European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) in their review of preparedness system planning, ECDC launches an operational checklist for health emergency preparedness for imported cases of high consequence infectious diseases.
Ebola emergency preparedness in EU Member States: Conclusions from peer-review visits to Belgium, Portugal and Romania
This report presents the main characteristics of Ebola emergency preparedness in three EU Member States.