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.
Public health guidance on HIV, hepatitis B and C testing in the EU/EEA
This guidance aims to provide EU/EEA countries with an evidence-based framework to help develop, implement, monitor and evaluate their own national HBV, HCV and HIV testing guidelines and programmes.
Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in migrants, multi-country cluster - 3rd update, 13 April 2017
A multi-country cluster of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR TB) involving 28 migrants has been delineated by whole genome sequencing (WGS) in migrants recently having arrived from countries in the Horn of Africa.
Rapid risk assessment: multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in migrants, multi-country cluster - 2nd update, 27 March 2017
This second update provides information regarding the risk of EU transmission of an MDR TB clone initially detected in seven asylum seekers from the Horn of Africa who currently reside in Switzerland.
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.
Communicable disease threats report, 13-19 November 2016, week 46
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 13-19 November 2016 and includes updates on Zika virus and influenza.
Communicable disease threats report, 30 Oct–5 Nov 2016, week 44
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 30 Oct–5 Nov 2016 and includes updates on influenza, poliomyelitis, Zika virus, MERS CoV, cholera, West Nile virus, and enterovirus detections in Europe.
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.
Communicable disease threats report, week 32, 7-13 August 2016
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 7-13 August 2016 and includes updates on Zika virus, yellow fever in Angola, polio, MERS CoV and West Nile virus.
Epidemiological assessment of hepatitis B and C among migrants in the EU/EEA
This report gives an overview of chronic hepatitis B and C virus infection among foreign-born migrants in the EU/EEA.