Influenza

Macedonia, Coordination meeting between medical and veterinary experts

Macedonia, Coordination meeting between medical and veterinary experts, 27 July 2016

In the framework of the project “Surveillance And Response To Avian And Pandemic Influenza”, Grant Nr. 5U51IP000841-03, funded by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on 27.07.2016 at the Institute of Public Health (IPH) of Macedonia was held the coordination meeting between medical and vet experts.

Serbia, Workshop to discuss Influenza Surveillance, ILI/SARI

Serbia, Workshop to discuss Influenza Surveillance, ILI/SARI, 21.06.2016

On 21st June 2016 Institute of Public Health of Serbia ‘Dr Milan Jovanovic Batut’ organized a workshop aiming to discuss influenza surveillance i.e. to improve hospital sentinel surveillance of the severe acute respiratory infection.

This activity was held in the framework of the project “Surveillance and Response to Avian and Pandemic Influenza”, Grant Nr. 5U51IP000841-03, funded by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Serbia, Annual Influenza Meeting of Vet and IPH

Serbia, Annual Influenza Meeting of Vet and IPH, 02 June 2016

On 02nd June 2016 Institute of Public Health of Serbia ’’Dr Milan JovanovicBatut’’ organized Annual Influenza Meeting of Vet and IPH to discuss influenza surveillance in humans and animals as well as to point out  the multi sectorial collaboration between epidemiologists and infectologists and vets. In the meeting participated representatives (epidemiologists, virologists, vets) from various institutions of Serbia.

Workshop “Health to Veterinarian Sector in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina “

Workshop “Health to Veterinarian Sector in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina “, 29.06.2016

In the framework of the project “Surveillance And Response To Avian And Pandemic Influenza”, Grant Nr. 5U51IP000841-03, funded by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on 29. 06. 2016 in Banja Luka at Public Health Institute of RS, Bosnia and Herzegovina was held the workshop on Health to Veterinarian Sector.

Joint WHO/Europe–ECDC Annual European Influenza Surveillance Meeting, 14–16 June 2016, Budapest, Hungary

The WHO Regional Office for Europe (WHO/Europe) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) have jointly organised the annual influenza surveillance meeting.

This 5th Annual Meeting brought together epidemiologists and virologists – the national influenza surveillance focal points – from the 53 Member States of the WHO European Region; thus this event was attended by focal points from South-Eastern European Health Network (SEEHN) as well. In addition, in the meeting have participated also representatives from international institutions.

Bulgaria, Annual Influenza between MOH and Veterinary Authority, 21.04.2016

Bulgaria, Annual Influenza MOH and Veterinary Authority, 21.04.2016

On the 21.04.2016 in Kraevo was held the annual meeting of experts of the  influenza preparedness on the framework of the project “Surveillance And Response To Avian And Pandemic Influenza”, funded by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In the meeting participated representatives from Bulgarian Food Safety Agency (BFSA), National Center of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases (NCIPD), Ministry of Health, Bulgarian Society for Innovative Medicine NGO. The following topics and presentations were discussed:

One Year Milestone Quality Assurance Mentoring Program Meeting and Biosafety Course, May 9-13, 2016

One year milestone Quality Assurance Mentoring Program Meeting and Biosafety Course, May 9-13, 2016

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) in collaboration with the Southeast European Center for Surveillance and Control of Infectious Diseases (SECID) has organized a One year milestone Quality Assurance (QA) Mentoring Program Meeting and Biosafety Course for Southeast European influenza laboratories. The meeting and course was held on May 9-13, 2016 in Zagreb, Croatia.

“Training on Influenza Surveillance and Outbreak Response”, Kosovo*, April 2016

“Training on Influenza Surveillance and Outbreak  Response”, April 2016

In the framework of the “Surveillance and Response to Avian and pandemic Influenza" Project , in Kosovo* was organized “Training on Influenza Surveillance and Outbreak  Response”.

The participants of the workshop were epidemiologists, infectious disease specialists from sentinel sites and microbiologists, 33 participants in total.

Measuring the Success of Influenza Sentinel Surveillance, 29 February - 1 March 2016

Measuring the Success of Influenza Sentinel Surveillance, 29 February - 1 March 2016

On the 29 February- 1 March 2016, SECID organized the meeting “Measuring the success of Influenza Sentinel surveillance” in Tirana, Albania. This meeting was organized within the framework of the “Surveillance and Response to Avian and pandemic Influenza" Project. This meeting was attended by Influenza Managers of the South East Europe Countries, Regional Office for Europe and ECDC representatives.

The aim of this meeting was to present the achievements and challenges of ILI/SARI surveillance.

The objectives of the meeting were:

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