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.

Participants in this workshop included sentinel sites representatives, pediatricians, family physicians and nurses, epidemiologists from central (IPH) and local level (Directorate of Public health of Tirana district).

Discussion incorporated talks on strengthening the co-ordination, management of surveillance data and specific issues to improve the surveillance