ECDC and EMCDDA technical guidance on prevention and control of infectious diseases among people who inject drugs
The content of this joint guidance was developed by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) with the support of a technical advisory group composed of policy makers, service providers, civil society representatives and preventative health experts from throughout the EU/EEA.
ECDC and EMCDDA technical guidance on prevention and control of infectious diseases among people who inject drugs - guidance in brief
This evidence-based guidance is designed to inform the development, monitoring and evaluation of national strategies and programmes in countries in Europe in order to reduce and prevent infections among people who inject drugs.
Assessing the potential impacts of climate change on food- and waterborne diseases in Europe
After a structured and systematic review of published literature on food- and waterborne pathogens and how they are influenced by meteorological and climate variables, a team of scientists from the University of Bonn developed a computerised interface to access the findings of this literature review.
Rapid risk assessment: Shigellosis among refugees in the EU, 30 November 2015
The occurrence of shigellosis among refugees is not unexpected because shigellosis is endemic in the countries they originate from, as well as in some of the countries they travel through.
World Refugee Day 2019
World Refugee Day, held each year on 20 June, highlights the challenges of those who had to flee their homes and is an opportunity to show solidarity with displaced people throughout the world.
Environmental suitability of vibrio infections in a warming climate: An early warning system
Semenza, J.C., Trinanes, J., Lohr, W., Sudre, B., Löfdahl, M., Martinez-Urtaza, J., Nichols, G.L., Rocklöv, J.
Seasonality and the effects of weather on Campylobacter infections
Djennad, A., Lo Iacono, G., Sarran, C., Lane, C., Elson, R., Höser, C., Lake, I.R., Colón-González, F.J., Kovats, S., Semenza, J.C., Bailey, T.C., Kessel, A., Fleming, L.E., Nichols, G.L.
Natural disasters and infectious disease in Europe: a literature review to identify cascading risk pathways.
Suk, J.E., Vaughan, E.C., Cook, R.G., Semenza, J.C.
Exploring campylobacter seasonality across europe using the european surveillance system (TESSy), 2008 to 2016
Lake, I.R., Colón-González, F.J., Takkinen, J., Rossi, M., Sudre, B., Gomes Dias, J., Tavoschi, L., Joshi, A., Semenza, J.C., Nichols, G.
Effectiveness of screening and treatment approaches for schistosomiasis and strongyloidiasis in newly-arrived migrants from endemic countries in the EU/EEA: A systematic review
Agbata, E.N., Morton, R.L., Bisoffi, Z., Bottieau, E., Greenaway, C., Biggs, B., Montero, N., Tran, A., Rowbotham, N., Arevalo-Rodriguez, I., Myran, D.T., Noori, T., Alonso-Coello, P., Pottie, K., Requena-Méndez, A.