Burden of Disease Methods: A Guide to Calculate COVID-19 Disability-Adjusted Life Years
Wyper, G.M.A., Assunção, R.M.A., Colzani, E., Grant, I., Haagsma, J.A., Lagerweij, G., Von der Lippe, E., McDonald, S.A., Pires, S.M., Porst, M., Speybroeck, N., Devleesschauwer, B.
Incidence and severity of pertussis hospitalisations in infants aged less than 1 year in 37 hospitals of six EU/ EEA countries, results of PERTINENT sentinel pilot surveillance system, December 2015 to December 2018
Merdrignac, L., El Belghiti, F., Pandolfi, E., Jané, M., Murphy, J., Fabianová, K., Cenoz, M.G., Flem, E., Guillot, S., Tozzi, A.E., Carmona, G., Habington, A., Zavadilová, J., Navasués, A., Bøas, H., Lévy-Brühl, D., Ferretti, B., Lanaspa, M., O'Sullivan, N., Križová, P., Fernandino, L., Bekkevold, T., Hanslik1, T., Muñoz-Almagro, C., Bacci, S., Spiteri, G., Valenciano, M., Moren, A., Merdrignac, L., Savulescu, C., Valenciano, M., Moren, A., Krížová, P., Fabiánová, K., Zavadilová, J., Blechová, Z., Bláhová, K., Kosina, P., Sýkora, J., Holcíková, A., Širucek, P., Lévy-Brühl, D., El Belghiti, F.A., Grembombo, A., Guillot, S., Brisse, S., Toubiana, J., Cotter, S., Murphy, J., Cunney, R., O'Shaughnessy, N., Habington, A., O'Sullivan, N., Pandolfi, E., Tozzi, A.E., Rizzo, C., Russo, L., Campagna, I., Gesualdo, F., Ciampini, S., Ferro, V.A., Boccuzzi, E., Flem, E., Boas, H., Bekkevold, T., Fernandez, L.V., Munoz-Almagro, C., Esteva, C., Perez, M.L., Jané, M., Carmona, G., Acosta, L., Garcia, Y.J., Cenoz, M.G., Navascués, A., Zubieta, L.F., Castilla, J., Hanslik, T., Bacci, S.
Tuberculosis in the Netherlands
Report of the joint ECDC and WHO review of the tuberculosis prevention and care system in the Netherlands, 24–28 June 2019.
Toolkit - Application to calculate DALYs
The Burden of Communicable Disease in Europe (BCoDE) toolkit is a stand-alone software application which allows calculation of disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) for a selection of 117 communicable diseases and six healthcare-associated infections.
One Health to Keep Antibiotics Working
For EAAD 2018 ECDC will host the event “One Health to Keep Antibiotics Working” where ECDC will present the latest estimates of the health burden of antibiotic resistance, and the new data on the prevalence of healthcare-associated infections and of antimicrobial consumption in acute care hospitals and long-term care facilities in the EU/EEA.
33000 people die every year due to infections with antibiotic-resistant bacteria
An ECDC study estimates the burden of five types of infections caused by antibiotic-resistant bacteria of public health concern in the European Union and in the European Economic Area (EU/EEA).
Preventing blood-borne viruses in prison settings: ECDC and EMCDDA Guidance
People in prison experience a higher burden of communicable diseases such as hepatitis B (HBV), hepatitis C (HCV) and HIV often linked to a history of injecting drug use.
Influenza ranked highest in burden of disease measured in DALYs
Influenza tops list of burden of disease and disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) with 30% of total burden, according to Eurosurveillance article.
Cost-effectiveness analysis of programmatic screening strategies for latent tuberculosis infection in the EU/EEA
The elimination of tuberculosis (TB) in Europe will require the management of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) in key populations. Management of LTBI requires the identification and adequate treatment of infected people. It is currently unknown how screening and treatment of key populations should be best organised to have the highest impact with the available resources.
Disability weights for infectious diseases in four European countries: comparison between countries and across respondent characteristics.
De Noordhout, C.M., Devleesschauwer, B., Salomon, J.A., Turner, H., Cassini, A., Colzani, E., Speybroeck, N., Polinder, S., Kretzschmar, M.E., Havelaar, A.H., Haagsma, J.A.