Influenza

Kosovo*- Round table on Influenza season 2016-2017

A round table focusing on the end of Influenza season 2016-2017, surveillance, virus characteristics and coordination of activities at all levels of health care system, took place at the Institute of Public Health of Kosovo*.

Participants were sentinel doctors, epidemiologists, infectiologists, primary and secondary health care workers.

During the meeting participants  discussed about the epidemiological situation, the strengthens, the gaps and collaboration among all health sectors, as well as the role of health care workers in detecting and early management of cases.

Kosovo*, workshop on updating the strategy for Influenza Pandemic Plan

At the Institute of Public Health of Kosovo* on July 2017 was held a meeting with sentinel doctors, epidemiologists, infectologists and veterinary specialists, aiming to update the strategy for Influenza Pandemic. This activity is organised in the framework  of the fourth year of the project “Surveillance and Response to Avian and Pandemic Influenza”, funded by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),Atlanta USA.

The annual meeting on influenza preparedness- 30.06.2017, Blechin Banya, Bulgaria

 

 

 

 

 

 

On the 30.06.2017 in Belchin Banya, Bulgaria was held the annual meeting of human and veterinarian experts on influenza preparedness within the project Surveillance and Response to Avian and Pandemic Influenza”, funded by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and executed by “Southeast European Centre for Surveillance and Control of Infectious Diseases”.

Joint ECDC-WHO Annual Influenza Surveillance Meeting, Stockholm, Sweden, 20 - 22 June 2017

 Annual  Influenza Surveillance Meeting was held from 20 to 22 June, in Stockholm, Sweden.

The meeting focused  on epidemiological and virological aspects of influenza surveillance and other influenza-related topics, especially prevention and vaccination.

Annual Influenza Meeting of Vet and IPH, Montenegro, Podgorica

 

 

 

 

 

 

Institute of Public Health of Montenegro organized Annual Influenza Meeting, on 16 June 2017. The aim of this meeting was to improve epidemiological, epizootiological and virusological influenza surveillance, as well as to point out a multisectorial collaboration in terms of assessment of influenza activity.

CDC/APHL SEE Quality Assurance Mentor Program - US Mentor Laboratory Site Visit

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) invited two specialists from laboratory of IPH Albania to visit a U.S. public health laboratory.

This site visit that took place from June 5 to June 10, 2017, in Emeryville, CA, USA was organised in the frame work of the CDC/APHL SEE Quality Assurance Mentor Program and it was based on Albanian specialists’ laboratory’s exemplary performance throughout the mentorship program over the past year.

Annual Influenza Meeting of Vet and IPH, Serbia, 31.05.2017

Institute of Public Health of Serbia ’’Dr Milan Jovanovic Batut’’ on 31May 2017 organized Annual Influenza Meeting of Vet and IPH to discuss influenza surveillance in humans and animals as well as to point out the importance of multi sectorial collaboration in terms to assessment of influenza activities, with coordinators and deputy coordinators for influenza, veterinarians and infectiologists.

Training on Influenza surveillance, Kosovo*

Training on Influenza surveillance, Kosovo*, 20-21 March 2017

According to the action plan of the fourth year of project “Surveillance And Response To Avian And Pandemic Influenza”, funded by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on 20-21 March 2017 at National Institute of Public Health (NIPH), Kosovo* was held the training on “Influenza surveillance and outbreak coordination – including new sentinel sites”. At this training participate sentinel sites representatives, epidemiologist, infectiologists, pediatricians, pulmonologists and GP-s.

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