The National Institute of Public Health (INSP), Romania - The National Centre for Communicable Diseases Surveillance and Control, in collaboration with INCDMI Cantacuzino, organized a national workshop for medical epidemiologists involved in ARI, ILI and SARI surveillance, on 30 May 2014.
On 16th of May 2014 in Macedonia were organized two sentinel training workshops:
• Sentinel ILI Training Workshop.
On the 15th of May 2014 at the Public Health Institute of the Republic of Srpska, BiH in Banja Luka was organized the workshop on SARI Surveillance.
3-5 participants from all 10 hospitals of the Republic of Srpska, BiH, have been invited in the workshop. Due to the enormous floods (they started the day before the workshop) many participants couldn’t attend the workshop. Several participants were late for the same reason (smaller audience in the pictures).
After the welcome speech of the Director of PHI RS, 4 lecturers presented the following presentations:
On May 14th a technical meeting to discuss the possibilities of building a country and regional integrated web based Influenza Information System was organized at the SECID offices - IPH, Tirana, Albania. This activity was planned within the framework of the Project “Surveillance and Response to Avian and pandemic Influenza by National Health Authorities of Countries of South East Europe”.
A Study Visit on influenza surveillance in Serbia was organized from 12th to 14th of May 2014. Montenegro was a participatory country involved in this visit, represented by Dr Bozidarka Rakocevic.
On 7th of May in the Institute of Public Health of Montenegro took place the meeting of sentinel doctors. In the meeting participated 27 doctors.
The agenda of the meeting was as follows: