Joint ECDC-WHO Annual Influenza Surveillance Meeting, Stockholm, Sweden, 20 - 22 June 2017

 Annual  Influenza Surveillance Meeting was held from 20 to 22 June, in Stockholm, Sweden.

The meeting focused  on epidemiological and virological aspects of influenza surveillance and other influenza-related topics, especially prevention and vaccination.

Annual Influenza Meeting of Vet and IPH, Montenegro, Podgorica







Institute of Public Health of Montenegro organized Annual Influenza Meeting, on 16 June 2017. The aim of this meeting was to improve epidemiological, epizootiological and virusological influenza surveillance, as well as to point out a multisectorial collaboration in terms of assessment of influenza activity.

CDC/APHL SEE Quality Assurance Mentor Program - US Mentor Laboratory Site Visit

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) invited two specialists from laboratory of IPH Albania to visit a U.S. public health laboratory.

This site visit that took place from June 5 to June 10, 2017, in Emeryville, CA, USA was organised in the frame work of the CDC/APHL SEE Quality Assurance Mentor Program and it was based on Albanian specialists’ laboratory’s exemplary performance throughout the mentorship program over the past year.