Influenza

ILI/ARI/SARI Meeting in Montenegro 19 February 2015

ILI/ARI/SARI Meeting in Montenegro 19 February 2015

On 19 February 2015 in Montengro was held the ILI/ARI/SARI Meeting.

This activity has been organized in the framework of the second year implementation of the Project “Surveillance and Response to Avian and pandemic Influenza by National Health Authorities of Countries of South East Europe”. 

ILI/SARI workshop in Tirana, Albania, 22 December 2014

ILI/SARI workshop in Tirana, Albania, 22 December 2014

On 22nd December in Tirana, at the Institute of Public Health took place ILI/SARI Workshop on Influenza Surveillance. 

25 participants (epidemiologists, virologists) from IPH, the Infectious Hospital of Tirana, the Tirana Lung Disease Hospital and from regional health centers of the country have attended the workshop.

Introduction to Laboratory Quality Management and the Laboratory Quality Stepwise Implementation (LQSI) tool for National Influenza Centres training course.

Introduction to Laboratory Quality Management and the Laboratory Quality Stepwise Implementation (LQSI) tool for National Influenza Centres training course. Tirana, 17-21 November 2014.

A 5-day training course on Introduction to Laboratory Quality Management and the Laboratory Quality Stepwise Implementation (LQSI) tool for National Influenza Centres took place in Tirana, Albania from 17th to 21st November 2014. 

Extremely low risk to general public related to outbreaks of avian influenza A(H5N8) in poultry holdings in Europe

According to the new ECDC risk assessment, the recent outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N8) in poultry holdings in Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom present extremely low risk to the general public. To date, no human infections with this virus have ever been reported worldwide.

National Workshop in Romania

National Workshop in Romania 23-24 October 2014

Within the framework (of the second year) of the Project “Surveillance and Response to Avian and pandemic Influenza by National Health Authorities of Countries of South East Europe” in Romania, on 23-24 October 2014 took place a National workshop with epidemiologists, family doctors and clinicians involved in ARI, ILI and SARI surveillance.

This workshop was organized by The National Institute of Public Health (INSP), Romania - The National Centre for Communicable Diseases Surveillance and Control, in collaboration with INCDMI Cantacuzino.

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