From 17th to 19th of May 2017 a study visit on influenza surveillance took place in Germany, in Robert Koch Institute, Berlin. Serbia was a participatory country involved in this study visit.
In the framework of the Project “Surveillance And Response To Avian And Pandemic Influenza”, funded by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), specialists from Romania participated in a workshop organized in Germany with theme:
Next-Generation Sequencing Data Analysis: A Practical Introduction (Quality Control, Read Mapping, Visualization and DNA Variant Analysis).
In the framework of the fourth year of Project "Surveillance and Response to Avian and Pandemic Influenza by National Health Authorities of Countries of South East Europe" in Croatia were organized visits in sentinel sites.
In the framework of the action plan of the fourth year of project “Surveillance And Response To Avian And Pandemic Influenza”, funded by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on March, 2017 a biosafety workshop has been organized for the staff of the Microbiology Department at the NIPH Kosovo*. There were twenty one participants in the workshop and the main point of discussion was biosafety in microbiology laboratories, including primarily and secondary barriers, personal protective equipment, facilities and staff role on this subject.