Influenza

National Workshop on Surveillance of SARI October 2017, Albania

 

 

 

 

 

In the framework of the fifth year implementation of the Project ‘Surveillance and response to avian and pandemic influenza’, funded by Center of Disease Control Prevention (CDC), on 11-12 October 2017, in Albania was organized a workshop to enhance and strengthen the surveillance of SARI in Tirana.  

The objective of the workshop was:

Workshop on Midterm Seasonal Influenza Surveillance Evaluation in South Eastern European Countries, Belgrade Serbia, 11 December 2017

 

 

 

 

 

A Workshop on Midterm Seasonal Influenza Surveillance Evaluation in South Eastern European Countries, took place in Belgrade Serbia, on 11 December 2017The overall aim of the workshop was to analyse the current status of influenza surveillance evaluation and the challenges and opportunities related to it in all countries of South Eastern Europe to improve the surveillance evaluation process.

The specific objectives of the meeting were to:

Study visit to the Dutch Institute for Public Health, (RIVM, Nivel, Erasmus MC), 13-15 November 2017

From November 13th to 15th three SECID’s specialists (one from Serbia: Dr Dragana Dimitrijevic and two from Montenegro: Dr Božidarka Rakocevic and Ana Radulovic) conducted a study visit to RIVM (the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment); NIVEL (Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research) and Erasmus MC. This activity was part of the project "Surveillance and Response to Avian and Pandemic Influenza by the National Health Authorities of Countries of South East Europe", financed by CDC, USA.

The annual meeting of MoH and Veterinary Authorities , Hisaria, Bulgaria

On the 27-28.09.2017 in town of Hisaria, Bulgaria, was held second annual meeting of human and veterinarian experts on influenza preparedness within the project “Surveillance and Response To Avian And Pandemic Influenza”, funded by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), executed by “Southeast European Centre for Surveillance and Control of Infectious Diseases”.

Participants from different organizations admitted the meeting.

National Workshop on Surveillance of Influenza Like Illness (ILI), October 2017, Albania

In the framework of the fifth year implementation of the Project ‘Surveillance and response to avian and pandemic influenza’, funded by Center of Disease Control Prevention (CDC), on 9 October 2017, in Albania was organized a workshop to enhance and strengthen the surveillance of Influenza Like Illness (ILI) in Tirana. The workshop focused on the assessment of the influenza sentinel ILI centers for the last four influenza seasons.

National workshop ARI, ILI / SARI surveillance, in Romania, 19-20 October 2017

In the framework of the fifth year implementation of the Project ‘Surveillance and response to avian and pandemic influenza’, funded by Center of Disease Control Prevention (CDC), the National Institute of Public Health (INSP), Romania- The National Centre for Communicable Diseases Surveillance and Control, in collaboration with INC, Cantacuzino’ and ARPS (Romanian Health Promotion Association), organized a national workshop, on 19-20 October 2017.

Supervision of Sentinel Sites, Serbia, March- August 2017

 

 

 

 

 

In the framework of the fourth year of Project "Surveillance and Response to Avian and Pandemic Influenza by National Health Authorities of Countries of South East Europe" in Serbia was conducted supervision of sentinel sites since March 2017 until August 2017. During this period were supervised IPH, sentinel Public Health Centers in districts and one sentinel hospital.

 

Macedonia - sentinel ILI/ARI/SARI site visits

From 05 May to 14 June 2017 sentinel site visits were conducted on 14 ILI/ARI sentinel sites and 4 sentinel SARI sites in Macedonia. Site visits were organized by the Institute of Public Health (IPH). Each site was visited by a team of two experts involved in the sentinel surveillance (one person from epidemiology department and one person from virology laboratory).

Meeting to Establish SARI Surveillance – June.2017 Sofia, Bulgaria

 

 

 

 

 

On the 15.06.2017 in NCIPD, Sofia was held expert meeting on topic “Web based information system for reporting hospitalized cases of acute respiratory disease” within the fourth year of the project “Surveillance and Response to Avian and Pandemic Influenza”, funded by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and executed by “Southeast European Centre for Surveillance and Control of Infectious Diseases”.

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