Status of health communication activities for the prevention and control of communicable diseases across the EU and EEA/EFTA countries
In order to contribute to the knowledge and understanding of how health communication activities influence the prevention and control of communicable diseases, ECDC commissioned a Research Consortium of universities to produce a report to map their current use.
Evidence review: social marketing for the prevention and control of communicable disease
This report provides a summary of social marketing for the prevention and control of communicable disease, with particular reference to the European context.
Systematic literature review to examine the evidence for the effectiveness of interventions that use theories and models of behaviour change: towards the prevention and control of communicable diseases
This systematic literature review assessed the effectiveness of interventions using theories and models of behaviour change to prevent or control communicable diseases relevant to Europe.
Health communication and its role in the prevention and control of communicable diseases in Europe: Current evidence, practice and future developments
This final project component identifies the future strategic actions required for strengthening capacity in Europe to develop evidence-informed health communication for communicable diseases.
Transferability of health promotion and health education approaches between non-communicable and communicable diseases
This review examines approaches to the prevention of chronic (non-communicable) diseases that have been developed and used in health education and health promotion and considers how these approaches have been applied to the prevention of communicable diseases.
A literature review on health communication campaign evaluation with regard to the prevention and control of communicable diseases in Europe
This report collates and summarises the literature on communication campaign evaluation with relevance to the prevention and control of communicable diseases.
Social media strategy development – A guide to using social media for public health communication
This guide provides public health organisations and practitioners with a practical approach to strengthening the integration of social media into their overall communication activities.
Addressing TB and MDR TB in high-priority countries
At this technical meeting, tuberculosis experts from high-incidence countries (Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Romania) discussed ways in which ECDC can support with development and implementation of country strategies to prevent and control the disease.
Expert meeting: STI/HIV prevention among young people
This expert meeting was held with a view to bridge knowledge and intervention gaps in STI/HIV prevention among young people across the EU/EEA.
Utilising social media for HIV/STI prevention programmes among young people
A handbook for public health programme managers working on STI/HIV prevention programmes for young people aged 15–24 years in EU/EEA countries.