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ECDC Director Presents to Informal EPSCO Council meeting in Sweden on Antibiotic Resistance and the 2009-2010 Influenza Pandemic

07 Jul 2009

ECDC’s Director Zsuzsanna Jakab addressed health ministers at the Informal meeting of the EU Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (EPSCO) in Jonkoping, Sweden on 6-7 July. This followed an earlier technical meeting on 2-3 July on Pandemic Preparedness. At the Informal Council, Mrs Jakab presented on two key agenda items: firstly, relating to the trends and burden of antibiotic resistance in the EU as part of an ECDC/EMEA joint technical report; and, secondly, relating to pandemic influenza A(H1N1)v, ECDC’s future look as to what challenges that Europe was likely to face in the coming 12 months.

Links to the presentations:

 ZJ presentation on antibiotic resistance
 ZJ presentation on Pandemic (H1N1) 2009
 ZJ speaking notes on Pandemic (H1N1) 2009

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