Influenza

Sentinel Site visits in Macedonia

Macedonia, Sentinel Site Visits, June-July 2014

Within the framework of the Project “Surveillance and Response to Avian and pandemic Influenza by National Health Authorities of Countries of South East Europe”, influenza sentinel sites visits were carried out in Republic of Macedonia.

In the period from 20 June to 24 July 2014, different health care institutions in Macedonia were visited, such as:

Annual Influenza Meeting of Vet and IPH in Serbia

Serbia, Annual Influenza Meeting of Vet and IPH, 3 June 2014

The Institute of Public Health of Serbia ’’D. Milan Jovanovic Batut’’ organized on 3 June 2014 the Annual Influenza Meeting of Vet and IPH with coordinators and deputy coordinators for influenza, veterinarians and infectiologists. In the meeting it was discussed influenza surveillance in humans and animals, as well as it was pointed out the multi sectorial collaboration in terms of assessment of influenza activity.

Annual Influenza Meeting in Croatia

Annual Influenza Meeting in Croatia, 10 July 2014

On 10th July 2014 in Zagreb, Croatia, at the Croatian National Institute of Public Health (CNIPH), took place the Annual Influenza Meeting. The activity was organized within the framework of implementation of the “Surveillance and Response to Avian and pandemic Influenza by National Health Authorities of Countries of South East Europe” Project.

CNIPH Director, Dr. Tamara Poljičanin opened the meeting.

The presentations were:

Workshop on introducing Sentinel Surveillance in Sarajevo, BiH

Within the framework of the Project “Surveillance and Response to Avian and pandemic Influenza by National Health Authorities of Countries of South East Europe”, on 03.07.2014 at the Federal Institute for Public Health was held the workshop with participation of health care professionals from the Primary health care center Novi Grad, designated for sentinel surveillance ILI in the Federation, BiH.

The workshop was attended by 21 participants from services for paediatrics, school and family medicine. The topics included:

Annual Influenza Meeting in Bulgaria

Bulgaria, Annual Influenza Meeting, 21 June 2014

On 21 June 2014 the Annual Influenza meeting was held in Sandanski, Bulgaria. The Meeting was attended by experts from the Ministry of Health; Bulgarian Food Safety Agency; Veterinary Institute; Bulgarian Society for Innovative Medicine (NGO); representative of WHO Office, Sofia.

The meeting was opened by Dr. Valery Tzekov, MD, Bulgarian Society of innovative medicines.

Meeting of sentinel doctors in Kosovo*

Kosovo*, Meeting of Sentinel Doctors, 20 May 2014

On 20 May 2014 at the IPH of Kosovo* was held the meeting of sentinel doctors. The doctors were selected from sentinel centers, (Pristina region, Prizren region and NIPH) determined after few criteria: results of evaluation of routine surveillance system, the number of patients  and number of population in these regions

This activity took place within the framework of the Project “Surveillance and Response to Avian and pandemic Influenza by National Health Authorities of Countries of South East Europe”.

Study visit on Influenza Surveillance in Slovenia

14-15 May 2014, Study visit in Ljubljana, Slovenia

A Study visit to Slovenia has been organized from 14th to 15th of May 2014 by the Kosovo* team of Influenza Project.

The aim of the study visit was to learn from organization and implementation of Influenza Surveillance in Slovenia. The Kosovo team met experts from Institute of Public Health – Ljubjana and from Slovenia NIC.

The visit will help Kosovo* team on further work on influenza; during the visit they learned about:

Pages