In the framework of the “Activities on leishmanisis in Albania”, supported by WHO , during the period of 24 September – 14 October 2017 a specialist of the field from the Institute of Public Health, Tirana, Albania, conducted a training on PCR diagnosis of leishmaniasis. This training took place in Laboratory for Reference and Research in Parasitology at the National Centre for Microbiology, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, in Madrid, Spain under the supervision of Dr Carmen Chicharro and Dr Javier Moreno.
In the framework of the fifth year implementation of the Project ‘Surveillance and response to avian and pandemic influenza’, funded by Center of Disease Control Prevention (CDC), the National Institute of Public Health (INSP), Romania- The National Centre for Communicable Diseases Surveillance and Control, in collaboration with INC, Cantacuzino’ and ARPS (Romanian Health Promotion Association), organized a national workshop, on 19-20 October 2017.
In the framework of the fourth project of "Surveillance and response to avian and pandemic influenza", funded by the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in Croatia took place Sari and Vet- Ph meeting.
This meeting was organized in July and there were representatives from Institute of Public Health Croatia and veterinary specialist.
The main activities conducted in Romania during the fourth year implementation of the of the Project “Surveillance and response to avian and pandemic influenza‟, funded by the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) were as following: