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European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

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Postal Address: Tomtebodavägen 11a 171 83 Stockholm Sweden
Phone number: +46 (0)8 586 010 00
Website: http://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/Pages/home.aspx
Organisation Type: Other
Organisation summary: The European Centre of Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) was established in 2005. It is an EU agency with aim to strengthen Europe's defences against infectious diseases. It is seated in Stockholm, Sweden. Our Mission According to the Article 3 of the founding Regulation, ECDC's mission is to identify, assess and communicate current and emerging threats to human health posed by infectious diseases. In order to achieve this mission, ECDC works in partnership with national health protection bodies across Europe to strengthen and develop continent-wide disease surveillance and early warning systems. By working with experts throughout Europe, ECDC pools Europe's health knowledge, so as to develop authoritative scientific opinions about the risks posed by current and emerging infectious diseases.
Funding organisation: Yes

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Agency types: Health Specific
Funding sources: Industry / commercial funders
Geographic area: European Region/Funding

Riche Classification

Health issues, determinants and measures: Population , Risk assessment , Prevention , Analytical, Diagnostic and therapeutic Techniques and Equipment , Health policy , EU in the world , European environment and health process , Government and law, Legislation , Health impact assessment , Health in all policies , Health programme , Health strategy , Services, systems and policies , Health Security ,
Study type / scale / state of progress / setting: Health surveillance , Evaluation research - of policy or of practice, interventions. , Data collection , Rural , Urban , Community , EU Europe (including EEA) , Professional research ,