Risk assessment: Situation in northern Africa/Libyan Arab Jamahiriya and the influx of migrants* to Europe
ECDC, after conducting rapid risk assessments, has concluded that the risk of importation of infectious diseases from North Africa to the EU is considered to be low. From a public health perspective, the most urgent concern is related to the poor living conditions of the migrants, such as overcrowding and poor sanitation.
Public health guidance on screening and vaccination for infectious diseases in newly arrived migrants within the EU/EEA
The main objective of this guidance is to provide scientific advice, based on an evidence-based assessment of targeted public health interventions, to facilitate effective screening and vaccination for priority infectious diseases among newly arrived migrant populations to the EU/EEA. It is intended to support EU/EEA Member States to develop national strategies to strengthen infectious disease prevention and control among migrants and meet the health needs of these populations.
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.
The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of screening for and vaccination against hepatitis B virus among migrants in the EU/EEA: A systematic review
Myran, D.T., Morton, R., Biggs, B.-A., Veldhuijzen, I., Castelli, F., Tran, A., Staub, L.P., Agbata, E., Rahman, P., Pareek, M., Noori, T., Pottie, K.