SECID - Southeast European Center for Surveillance and Control of Infectious Diseases
The WorldLeish-6 Congress has been held from 16 to 20 May 2017 in Toledo, Spain. It was co-organized by the WHO Collaborating Centre for Leishmaniasis at the Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid and the Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative, Geneva.
Congress was the largest conference on leishmaniasis with 1,000 attendees from more than 60 countries. Participants came from the countries most affected by leishmaniais. Two representatives of SECID took part at the Congress.
On 21 -25 May, 2017, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania took place the Grants Management Training for GHSA and Influenza Grantees. This was a CDC training, supported by TEPHINET.
Two representatives from SECID were invited to attend this training course.
In the framework of the fourth Project “Surveillance and Response to Avian and Pandemic Influenza’” on 29.05.2017 took place ILI/ARI/SARI meeting in Podgorica, Montenegro. The aim of the meeting was a general overview of the surveillance, analyzing the system and the data, picking up the problems that need to be solved and organizing activities and other meetings.
The most important discussions were: