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.
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.
E-learning: Essentials of writing and reviewing scientific abstracts: a field epidemiology focus
This online course aims to improve skills in writing and reviewing scientific abstracts. The examples used will have a field epidemiology focus, such as outbreak investigations.
The European Scientific Conference on Applied Infectious Disease Epidemiology (ESCAIDE) will be organised as a completely online event from 16 to 19 November 2021.
E-learning on Antimicrobial Stewardship
This course focuses on antimicrobial stewardship as an approach to address healthcare-associated infections (HAI) resulting from multi-drug resistance organisms in acute care settings.