In the framework of «European network for sharing data on the geographic distribution of arthropod vectors, transmitting human and animal disease agents» (with acronym VECTORNET) project, field activities have been conducted in Albania and Kosovo. The aim of these activities was to fill gaps at selected places according to gap analysis (validating model outputs):
On the 30.06.2017 in Belchin Banya, Bulgaria was held the annual meeting of human and veterinarian experts on influenza preparedness within the project “Surveillance and Response to Avian and Pandemic Influenza”, funded by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and executed by “Southeast European Centre for Surveillance and Control of Infectious Diseases”.
Two representatives of SECID Albania, Dr. Silvia Bino, Influenza Project General Coordinator and Ms. Ledia Agolli, Influenza Business Official conducted a Mission Trip to Belgrade, Serbia on 30 June 2017. During this visit took place various meetings:
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.