Influenza

ILI/SARI Workshop Albania

ILI/SARI Workshop Albania

ILI/SARI workshop of Albania took place on the 19th February 2016 in the Bitola, Macedonia, within the framework of the “Surveillance and Response to Avian and pandemic Influenza" Project.

The participants of the workshop were specialist from IPH, medical doctors from Hospitals in Tirana, epidemiologist from districts, Vet specialists. SECID’s representatives were also present in the workshop.

The workshop was focused on

Annual Influenza Meeting, Kosovo*

Kosovo*Annual Influenza Meeting, December 2015

According to the work plan of the Project “Surveillance and Response to Avian and pandemic Influenza by National Health Authorities of Countries of South East Europe”, the Annual Influenza season Meeting (two days), was held on December 2015.

The participants, 30 in total, were from sentinel Sites, Epidemiologists, Infectologists, and Pediatricians, specialists from IUC and Pulmologists and GP-s.

Influenza TESSy Training of SEE countries 17-18 September 2015, Podgorica, Montenegro

Influenza TESSy Training of SEE countries  17-18 September 2015, Podgorica, Montenegro

SECID, at the Institute of Public Health, Tirana, Albania with the technical support of ECDC, Stockholm, Sweden has organized on 17 -18 September 2015, in Podgorica, Montenegro the Training on How To Report Influenza Data Through The European Surveillance System (TESSy). This activity has been organized in the framework of the project “Surveillance And Response To Avian And Pandemic Influenza”, with Grant Nr. 5U51IP000841-02 and it is funded by Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Montenegro, Annual Influenza Meeting of Vet and IPH

Montenegro, Annual Influenza Meeting of Vet and IPH, 16 June 2015

Annual Influenza Meeting of Vet and IPH was held in the Institute of Public Health of Montenegro on 16 June 2015.

The meeting was attended by representatives of the Institute of Public Health of Montenegro, representatives of Veterinary Institutes, Clinic for Infectious Diseases KCCG, Specialized Veterinary Laboratory, IPHs-influenza coordinators, epidemiologist  and specialists of infectious disease.

Annual Influenza Meeting of Vet and IPH in Serbia

Serbia, Annual Influenza Meeting of Vet and IPH, 3 June 2015

The Institute of Public Health of Serbia ’’Dr Milan JovanovicBatut’’ organized Annual Influenza Meeting, on June 3rd, 2015 aiming at improving epidemiological, epizootiological and virological influenza surveillance, as well as to point out a multisectorial collaboration in terms of assessment of influenza activity.

Workshop on Outbreak Investigation and Response for respiratory infections

In collaboration with the South East European Centre for Surveillance and Control of Infectious Diseases (SECID) and with technical input from the Robert Koch Institute in Berlin, the WHO Regional Office has been organizing a workshop on outbreak investigation and response (OIR) in Budva, Montenegro on 8-9 July 2015 for the countries of South-eastern Europe.

The overall aim of the workshop was to improve OIR capacities in SEE countries by

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