Welcome to the HPSC website
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) is Ireland's specialist agency for the surveillance of communicable diseases.
HPSC is part of the Health Service Executive and works in partnership with health service providers and sister organisations in Ireland and around the world, to provide the best possible information for the control and prevention of infectious diseases. HPSC strives to protect and improve the health of the Irish population by providing timely information and independent advice, and by carrying out disease surveillance, epidemiological investigation and related research and training.
This issue contains:
- Update on the CIDR HIV/STI module project
- Mycobacterium chimaera in patients with a history of open heart surgery
- Sexually transmitted infections and HIV in Ireland, 2016: provisional data
- European Immunization Week
- Consultation document - National Hepatitis C Screening Guidelines
- Latest HPSC reports
HIV & STIs
What’s New from HPSC?
- Measles outbreaks in Europe - protect yourself and your family this summer
27 April 2017
- Increase in travel-associated Legionnaires’ disease among European travellers returning from Dubai
25 April 2017
- Yellow Fever among returning travellers from South America
05 April 2017
- Hepatitis A outbreaks affecting men who have sex with men
20 March 2017