Identification

Name

European Center for Disease Prevention and Control

Short name

ECDC

Status

Active

Category

Collective

Organizations
(1) European Centre for Disease Protection and Control (ECDC)
Update frequency

Annually

Created

2012-10-10 23:22:14+00:00

Modified

2016-07-07 18:25:23.034728+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

The ECDC is an EU agency, located in Stockholm, Sweden, aimed at strengthening Europe's defenses against infectious diseases. ECDC works in partnership with national health protection bodies across Europe to strengthen and develop continent-wide disease surveillance and early warning systems.

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

2005

URL http://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/Pages/home.aspx
URL (alternate) http://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/publications/Pages/Publications.aspx
Related system
(1) The European Surveillance System (TESSy)

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Personal Communication