Training workshop ‘Detection and assessment of public health threats in the European Union’ and briefing on ECDC`s preparedness and response activitiesArchived
ECDC organises a briefing on its preparedness and response activities, combined with a workshop ‘Detection and assessment of public health threats in the European Union’.
Briefing and workshop Detection and assessment of public health threats in the European UnionArchived
The workshop “Detection and assessment of public health threats in the European Union” was part of capacity building component within the ongoing technical cooperation framework for the EU Candidate Countries and Potential Candidates (CC/PC) , ECDC organised a training workshop for public health experts in CC/PCC to support capacity of these countries to participate in the ECDC activities.
Legionnaires’ disease: Risk assessment, outbreak investigation and control
ECDC organized the fourth edition of the course “Legionnaires’ disease: risk assessment, outbreak investigation and control” delivered at "Andrija Štampar" School of Public Health in Croatia.
Principles and computer tools for outbreak investigation
ECDC delivered Training courses for communicable disease outbreak investigation in years 2007, 2008 and 2009 within a framework contract and more than 400 epidemiologists were trained. Still constant need was perceived and articulated from EU Member states. ECDC therefore decided to deliver new set of courses with the same aim.
Rapid Assessment in Complex Public Health Emergencies
The objective of the course was to strengthen participant’s knowledge and skills related to the surveillance of communicable diseases and investigation of outbreaks in the context of a complex emergency situation.
Course on principles and computer tools for outbreak investigations
The objective of this course was to strengthen the participants’ knowledge and skills related to the investigation of communicable disease outbreaks affecting one or several European Union countries.
Exchange of views on the Ebola crisis, European Parliament Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
ECDC Director Marc Sprenger addressed MEPs of the European Parliament’s Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety regarding the ongoing Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa.