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.
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.
Prevention and assessment of infectious diseases among children and adult migrants arriving to the European Union/European Economic Association: A protocol for a suite of systematic reviews for public health and health systems
Pottie, K., Mayhew, A.D., Morton, R.L., Greenaway, C., Akl, E.A., Rahman, P., Zenner, D., Pareek, M., Tugwell, P., Welch, V., Meerpohl, J., Alonso-Coello, P., Hui, C., Biggs, B.-A., Requena-Méndez, A., Agbata, E., Noori, T., Schünemann, H.J.
Adoption of regional hepatitis action plan by WHO Regional Committee
This first European Action Plan provides an important driver to aid countries in their fight against viral hepatitis, to which ECDC had the opportunity to contribute directly.
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.