ECDC4Africa CDC: Sharing experiences, successes and lessons learned among field epidemiology training programmes in Africa and Europe
Today, a joint Africa CDC – ECDC meeting will be held to share unique experiences, successes and lesson learnt on field epidemiology training programmes and other relevant workforce development initiatives. Participants include ECDC and Africa CDC staff, as well as representatives from public health authorities in Europe and Africa.
Workshop on After-Action Reviews (AAR) and In-Action Reviews (IAR)
The overall aim of this workshop is to strengthen the capacity and provide participants with the knowledge and skills for conducting After-Action Reviews (AAR) and In Action Reviews (IARs) in response to the COVID-19 response and Public Health Emergencies.
Participants are nominated by the National Correspondents
E-learning course: Introduction to Outbreak Investigation
This course is designed to target individuals with no prior knowledge in Outbreak Investigation, however it will be especially useful to those with 1-2 years experience in public health. It may also be used as a refreshment module prior to advanced courses in Outbreak Investigation.
E-learning course on Epidemic Intelligence (EI)
This is a self paced e-learning course to be taken by participants in an asynchronous fashion with the objective of transmitting basic knowledge about how ECDC conducts its EI activities.
E-learning course on Introduction to designing in- and after-action reviews
This course on after-action reviews (AAR) and in-action reviews (IAR) is part of a broader plan of ECDC to raise awareness to the importance of planning for public health emergencies, as well as improve the methodology of analysis to advance this important field of research.
Webinar: Initiatives to increase access to and uptake of COVID-19 vaccination in socially vulnerable populations
In order to promote an exchange of emerging good practices and lessons learned regarding equitable uptake of COVID-19 vaccination in EU/EEA countries, ECDC held a webinar on 23 June 2021 to bring together stakeholders from national public health authorities and from civil society.
E-learning: COVID-19 infection prevention and control
This micro learning is designed to take 15 minutes you will learn about instructions to give your patients who are taking care of a probable or confirmed case of COVID-19 in the household.
Video-tutorial on how to report COVID-19 cases to ECDC via TESSy?
This online tutorial is designed to support the users of The European Surveillance System (TESSy) on how to use the recently added functionalities to report COVID-19 cases.
NOTE: Although this tutorial is open to any learner, only officially nominated contact points in each EU Member State will have access to TESSy to report cases.
MediPIET under the EU Initative on Health Security: Kick off meeting
ECDC is organising a Kick-off meeting with the MediPIET Training Centres Forum (TCF) to mark the formal hand-over from the previous implementer of MediPIET, Instituto de Salud Carlos III (ISCIII) and Fundación Estatal, Salud, Infancia y Bienestar Social (FCSAI), and to initiate implementation of activities under the Work Package 1 (MediPIET) of the EU Initiative on Health Security.
Consultation on digital technologies for public health functions
ECDC is planning to consult with public health experts from Member States, European academic and professional associations, EU and international partner institutions and technical experts in the field of digital technologies.