Identification

Name

Epidemic Intelligence System

Short name

EPIS

Status

Active

Category

Data Source

People
(1) Francisco Santos 'O' Connor, Dr, francisco.santos@ecdc.europa.eu
Organizations
(1) European Centre for Disease Protection and Control (ECDC)
Update frequency

Weekly

Created

2012-09-19 22:03:09+00:00

Modified

2016-04-07 17:49:19.810685+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

EPIS is a data source application for risk assessment entities to exchange non-structured and semi-structured information regarding current or emerging public health threats with a potential impact in the EU. It is a real-time international platform through which a network of experts can rapidly share information and data in a way which is fully transparent.

Diseases listed are not exhaustive, but rather diseases commonly reported on in reports.

Goals
(1) Baseline awareness
(2) Early warning
Year start

2006

URL http://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/activities/epidemicintelligence/Pages/Activities_EpidemicIntelligence.aspx
URL (alternate) http://ecdc.europa.eu/en/activities/diseaseprogrammes/ARHAI/Pages/about_programme.aspx

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Personal Communication