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.
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.
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.