Influenza

SARI Workshop in Montenegro

SARI Workshop in Montenegro, 25th April 2014

On 25th of April in the Institute of Public Health of Montenegro took place the workshop on guidelines for improving SARI. In the workshop participated 20 epidemiologists, virologists, infectious disease specialists etc., representing IPH, Hospitals, Clinical Centre etc.

The workshop agenda was as follows:

Ongoing visits to sentinel sites of the country

Visit to sentinel site - Kukes

A visit to sentinel site in Kukes took place on 16th April 2014 in the framework of “Surveillance and Response to Avian and Pandemic Influenza by National Health Authorities of Countries of South East Europe” Project.

During the visit, epidemiologists of IPH have supervised the registers in order to verify suspected cases of flu influenza or other respiratory viruses. 

Greece Influenza Data Management and Epidemiological Analysis Course Annual Meeting of SEE Countries

During the Annual Meeting of SEE Countries, 7-8 April 2014, Athens, Greece

The US Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists in partnership with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention organized a Data Management Training Course for influenza surveillance data managers/epidemiologists in the European Region. 

The course, held on April 7-11, 2014 in Athens, Greece, was designed to help data managers establish, maintain, and improve influenza surveillance systems by teaching Influenza data managers and staff on various data management & analysis topics. 

Sentinel ILI/SARI Training Workshop in Kosovo*, 18-19 March 2014

Sentinel ILI/SARI Training Workshop in Kosovo*, 18-19 March 2014

On 18th and 19th of March 2014 in the National Institute of Public Health of Kosovo* in Pristina, took place the Sentinel ILI/SARI Training Workshop, within the framework of the “Surveillance and Response to Avian and pandemic Influenza by National Health Authorities of Countries of South East Europe” Project.

Country Workshop in Bulgaria

Bulgaria workshop 14-15 March 2014

On 14th and 15th March 2014 a country workshop to discuss influenza surveillance was carried out in Hissar, Bulgaria. In the workshop participated representatives from all 28 Regional Health Inspectorates (Bulgarian Public Health Centers) – one microbiologist and one epidemiologist; Dr. Boyko Penkov – Deputy Minister of Health; Prof. Mira Kojouharova – national consultant on epidemiology and Deputy Director of National Center of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases; Dr.

Mission of WHO & SECID and Workshop in Banja Luka

Mission of WHO and SECID and Workshop in Banja Luka, 12-13 March 2014

On 12th and 13th of March 2014 in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina, took place a mission of WHO & SECID, as well as the Country Workshop to discuss Influenza Surveillance, in the framework of implementation of the “Surveillance and Response to Avian and pandemic Influenza by National Health Authorities of Countries of South East Europe” Project.

Mission of WHO & SECID and Workshop in Sarajevo

Mission of WHO & SECID and Workshop in Sarajevo, 11 March 2014

On 10th and 11th of March 2014 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, took place a mission of WHO & SECID, as well as the Country Workshop to discuss Influenza Surveillance, in the framework of implementation of the “Surveillance and Response to Avian and pandemic Influenza by National Health Authorities of Countries of South East Europe” Project.

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