15th Meeting of the National Microbiology Focal Points

Event
13 Oct 2016 - 14 Oct 2016
Stockholm, Sweden
ECDC

​The ECDC National Microbiology Focal Points and National Surveillance Focal Points from EU/EEA countries convened to discuss the integration of genomic epidemiology into EU level surveillance.

The meeting focused on:

  • Updates from the ECDC Public Health Microbiology Programme and the Commission 
  • Preliminary results from EULabCap 2015 
  • Lessons learned from ECDC’s EQA review 2010-15
  • Challenges and solutions regarding the integration of genomic epidemiology integration into EU level surveillance
  • Feedback on laboratory capacity strengthening – addressing laboratory capacity needs