A wide approach of a coordinated surveillance at the European Union level permits:
The Programme on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and healthcare-associated infections (HAI) is the ECDC European programme aimed at developing the surveillance networks and the programmes about HAI and AMR.
Link to European IC/HH Core Competencies: Area 3. Surveillance and investigation of healthcare associated infection (HAI)
ECDC. Surveillance of communicable diseases in the European Union. A long-term strategy 2008–2013