HEPSA – health emergency preparedness self-assessment tool, User guide
HEPSA is used to evaluate levels of preparedness, identify potential gaps, identify vulnerabilities, and detect areas for improvement – with the goal to strengthen overall preparedness capacities for public health emergencies. This user guide provides basic information on the self-assessment process.
Strategies for disease-specific programmes 2010–2013
This document sets out the strategic priorities for all six ECDC disease-specific programmes from 2010 to 2013 based on a short description of the epidemiological background, context in which ECDC works on that specific disease or disease group, and defined gaps that require action at the European Union (EU) level.
Enhancing Reporting of after Action Reviews of Public Health Emergencies to Strengthen Preparedness: A Literature Review and Methodology Appraisal
Davies, R., Vaughan, E., Fraser, G., Cook, R., Ciotti, M., Suk, J.E.
Epidemiology, surveillance and control of infectious diseases in the European overseas countries and territories, 2011
Jones, J., Gastellu-Etchegorry, M., Stenz, F.K., Baudon, C., Bloem, S.J., Bondonneau, M., Cohuet, S., Diggle, R., Ewing, R.W., Gerstenbluth, I., Grangeon, J.P., Kumar Alla, K., Lajoinie, G., Tromp, M., Tumahai, T., YVon J.F., Swaan, C.M., Gossner, C.M.
Developing pandemic preparedness in Europe in the 21st century: experience, evolution and next steps
Nicoll, A., Brown, C., Karcher, F., Penttinen, P., Hegermann-Lindencrone, M., Villanueva, S., Ciotti, M., Jean-Gilles, L., Rehmet, S., Nguyen-Van-Tam, J.S.
A network strategy to advance public health in Europe
Semenza, J.C., Apfel, F., Rose, T., Giesecke, J.
Planning for uncertainty: A European approach to informing responses to the severity of influenza epidemics and pandemics