Food and waterborne diseases / Projects

Second Programme of Community action in the Field of Health 2008-2013
The impact on maritime transport of health threats due to biological,chemical &radiological agents,including communicable diseases [SHIPSAN ACT]
The general objective of this action is to strengthen an integrated strategy and sustainable mechanisms at EU level for safeguarding the health of travelers and crew of passenger and cargo ships and p...
The general objective of this action is to strengthen an integrated strategy and sustainable mechanisms at EU level for safeguarding the health of travelers and crew of passenger and cargo ships and preventing the cross-border spread of diseases, improving citizens` health security. Actions will focus on prevention, identification, assessment and link with existing mechanisms for response coordination to serious cross border threats to health caused by CBRN agents. Actions will facilitate the implementation of EU legislation: a) Decisions 2119/98/EC, 2000/57/EC, linking SHIPSAN communication platform with existing systems, b) Directive 2010/65/EU, by supporting EMSA to implement MDH, c) Directive 2009/13/EC, by developing an outline of a risk assessment tool for occupational health on ships, d) the IHR, by supporting core capacities Annex 1b by training, inspections, contingency planning guidance and IHR provisions for conveyances and conveyance operators including Ship Sanitation Certificates.
Start date: 01/02/2013 - End date: 01/11/2016

Call: Improve Citizen''S Health Security (Hs-2012)
Topic: Food and waterborne diseases