Influenza

Sentinel site visits in Macedonia

Sentinel Sites Visits in Macedonia, July - September 2016

In the period 22 July - 29 September 2016, teams from the Institute of Public Health (IPH)  composed by one epidemiologist and one person from the lab for virology and molecular diagnosis,  performed  sentinel site visits to 14 sentinel ILI sites and 3 sentinel SARI sites. For the visit, a unique form to conduct sentinel site visit was used and reports are prepared for every sentinel site. The number of staff included in the surveillance is from 2 to 4 and it is always a team of one medical doctor and one nurse. All of them have good evidence and can find required data at any time.

Bosnia and Herzegovina, Annual Influenza Country Meeting

Bosnia and Herzegovina, Annual Influenza Country Meeting, July 2016

A three days meeting of the representatives from the responsible health institutions of Bosnia and Herzegovina: (Ministry of Civil Affairs of BiH, Federal Ministry of health, Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of the RS, Department for Health and Other services of Brcko District BiH, Public Health Institutes of the Federation BiH and the Republika Srpska) was held in Teslić, on 4th July and from 14 -15 July 2016. Participants have presented current situation in the health sector and the results achieved with regards to surveillance system and lab

Bulgaria, meeting of PH and Veterinary authorities involved in the sentinel hospital based surveillance system on Flu

Bulgaria, meeting of PH and Veterinary authorities, 14-15 July 2016

On the 14th and 15th of July 2016, in the framework of the projectSurveillance and Response to Avian and Pandemic Influenza”, Grant No. 5U51IP000841-03, funded by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a Subnational meeting was held in Bulgaria between public health physicians and veterinary experts involved in the sentinel hospital based surveillance system on Flu

Macedonia, Coordination meeting between medical and veterinary experts

Macedonia, Coordination meeting between medical and veterinary experts, 27 July 2016

In the framework of the project “Surveillance And Response To Avian And Pandemic Influenza”, Grant Nr. 5U51IP000841-03, funded by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on 27.07.2016 at the Institute of Public Health (IPH) of Macedonia was held the coordination meeting between medical and vet experts.

Serbia, Workshop to discuss Influenza Surveillance, ILI/SARI

Serbia, Workshop to discuss Influenza Surveillance, ILI/SARI, 21.06.2016

On 21st June 2016 Institute of Public Health of Serbia ‘Dr Milan Jovanovic Batut’ organized a workshop aiming to discuss influenza surveillance i.e. to improve hospital sentinel surveillance of the severe acute respiratory infection.

This activity was held in the framework of the project “Surveillance and Response to Avian and Pandemic Influenza”, Grant Nr. 5U51IP000841-03, funded by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Serbia, Annual Influenza Meeting of Vet and IPH

Serbia, Annual Influenza Meeting of Vet and IPH, 02 June 2016

On 02nd June 2016 Institute of Public Health of Serbia ’’Dr Milan JovanovicBatut’’ organized Annual Influenza Meeting of Vet and IPH to discuss influenza surveillance in humans and animals as well as to point out  the multi sectorial collaboration between epidemiologists and infectologists and vets. In the meeting participated representatives (epidemiologists, virologists, vets) from various institutions of Serbia.

Workshop “Health to Veterinarian Sector in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina “

Workshop “Health to Veterinarian Sector in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina “, 29.06.2016

In the framework of the project “Surveillance And Response To Avian And Pandemic Influenza”, Grant Nr. 5U51IP000841-03, funded by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on 29. 06. 2016 in Banja Luka at Public Health Institute of RS, Bosnia and Herzegovina was held the workshop on Health to Veterinarian Sector.

Joint WHO/Europe–ECDC Annual European Influenza Surveillance Meeting, 14–16 June 2016, Budapest, Hungary

The WHO Regional Office for Europe (WHO/Europe) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) have jointly organised the annual influenza surveillance meeting.

This 5th Annual Meeting brought together epidemiologists and virologists – the national influenza surveillance focal points – from the 53 Member States of the WHO European Region; thus this event was attended by focal points from South-Eastern European Health Network (SEEHN) as well. In addition, in the meeting have participated also representatives from international institutions.

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