The EU experience in the first phase of COVID-19: implications for measuring preparedness
This technical report presents an analysis focusing on three issues (testing and surveillance, healthcare sector coordination, and emergency risk communication) during the first phase of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Long-term qualitative scenarios and considerations of their implications for preparedness and response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the EU/EEA
This document sets out a number of scenarios that are intended to be plausible, internally consistent, and coherent descriptions of possible futures.
Survey on the implementation of integrated surveillance of respiratory viruses with pandemic potential
Results from 29 European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) countries in response to a survey on the implementation of integrated surveillance of respiratory viruses with pandemic potential.
Early warning, alert and response to acute public health events in refugee-hosting countries
This document serves as an advocacy and quick assessment tool for public health responders in refugee-hosting countries to evaluate and strengthen EWAR capacities in the two principal settings relevant to refugee and population health.
Public health preparedness and response synergies between institutional authorities and the community: a qualitative case study of emerging tick-borne diseases in Spain and the Netherlands
de Vries, D.H., Kinsman, J., Cremers, A.L., Angrén, J., Ciotti, M., Tsolova, S., Wiltshire, E., Takacs, J.
Tools for assessment of country preparedness for public health emergencies: A critical review
Haeberer, M., Tsolova, S., Riley, P., Cano-Portero, R., Rexroth, U., Ciotti, M., Fraser, G.
Cost-effectiveness of emergency preparedness measures in response to infectious respiratory disease outbreaks: A systematic review and econometric analysis
Vardavas, C., Nikitara, K., Zisis, K., Athanasakis, K., Phalkey, R., Leonardi-Bee, J., Johnson, H., Tsolova, S., Ciotti, M., Suk, J.E.
Assessing public health emergency preparedness: A scoping review on recent tools and methods
Chiossi, S., Tsolova, S., Ciotti, M.
Stress test on logistical aspects of COVID-19 vaccination deployment plans for the Western Balkans: final report
ECDC, together with the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety, and supported by the Commission’s Directorate-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations, organised a stress test of the logistical aspects of COVID-19 vaccination deployment plans for the Western Balkans.
One-day in-action review (IAR) protocol in the context of COVID-19
This document aims to support the implementation of in-action reviews (IARs) focused on the public health response to COVID-19. IARs seek to identify best practice and lessons learned, while applying these insights in a tighter time-scale to improve the outcome of an ongoing response.