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:
Workshop and Site Visit, April 25-28, 2016 Tirana, Albania
In the framework of the study “Burden of Influenza Infection among Hospitalized Infants in Low-and Middle-Income Countries and the Potential of Prevention through Influenza Vaccination”, SECID organised a workshop that took place from April 25-28 at the Tirana International Hotel in Tirana, Albania.
The workshop was held in collaboration with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Abt Associates Inc., and fellow paediatric infectious disease experts.
Southeast European Center for Surveillance and Control of Infectious Disease (SECID) in cooperation with Skoll Global Threats Fund (SKGT ) organized EPIHACK ALBANIA & Time to Detect and Time to Respond in Saranda, Albania from 18 – 22 April 2016.
The South East European Centre for Surveillance and Control of Infectious Diseases (SECID) with the support of Connecting Organizations for Regional Disease Surveillance (CORDS) organized SECID Stakeholder Meeting on 2-3 March 2016 in Tirana, Albania. The goal of this activity was to discuss the SECID strategy and SEE countries priorities related to Infectious Diseases Surveillance and Control as well as the current activities and ensure stakeholder’s advice to improve the strategy, identify potential funders and develop a plan of action for the next perio
An independent external evaluator of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation carried a three days field visit to Albania.
This meeting was held in the framework of the project ‘Strengthening the Epidemiological Surveillance, Diagnosis and Treatment in Syrian and Afghan Refugees and general population in Jordan, Pakistan and Albania’, supported by CORDS and financed from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The project is implemented by the Southeast European Center for Surveillance and Control of Infectious Diseases (SECID), the Middle East Consortium on Infectious Disease Surveillance (MECIDS) and Pakistan.
On 30 April 2015 in SECID’s offices - IPH, Tirana, was held a consultative meeting of the working group about strengthening the epidemiological surveillance, diagnosis and treatment of Leishmaniasis in Albania.
The working group is composed by epidemiologists, Vet, Entomologists and public health specialists of IPH; specialists of Food, Safety and Veterinary Institute as well as infectionists and paediatricians of University Hospital Center of Tirana.
SECID periodically takes part in the video conferences organized by CORDS beginning from the launching of the website and ongoing.
During this video conferences SECID has been involved in the discussions on the different thematic issues.
SECID has regularly provided information about organised activities and events in SECID countries that are published in the monthly newsletters issued by CORDS.
Following the ideas of the previous meeting on this issue, on 20 October in SECID’s offices – IPH, Tirana took place a meeting to testing Leishmaniasis Communication Platform Leishmaniax.net.
In this meeting took part, Vet, Entomologists and public health specialists form IPH and SECID IT team as well.
On 8-9 September in SECID’s offices - IPH, Tirana, was held a consultative meeting of the Virtual Group on Leishmaniasis Communication Platform - the Leishmaniax website.
In this meeting took part James Crilly – Virtual Group Coordinator, Vet, Entomologists and public health specialists form IPH and SECID IT team as well.