Consultation of the Molecular Typing for Surveillance Task Force
The meeting, which brought together National Focal Points for Microbiology and for Surveillance, allowed to review proposals for the second edition of the ECDC roadmap for integration of molecular typing into outbreak investigation and EU surveillance.
The Task Force advised ECDC on each disease proposal in terms of EU added value and technical feasibility.
World Tuberculosis Day - 2018
24 Mar 2018 to 24 Mar 2018 - World Tuberculosis Day - marked each year on 24 March – is an occasion to raise awareness and advocate for efforts to eliminate TB.
ECDC ENLabCap consultation meeting with EU enlargement countries
1 Feb 2018 to 2 Feb 2018 - Overall aim of this regional ENLabCap consultation workshop was to discuss the adjustments proposed to the current EULabCap tool and agree on those needed to adapt it for the EU enlargement countries.
1st Hepatitis E virus network (HEVnet) meeting
26 Oct 2017 to 27 Oct 2017 - The key objective of this meeting was to verify the rationale and objectives of molecular typing for surveillance of hepatitis E virus (HEV) through the hepatitis E network (HEVnet). The workshop reviewed HEVnet as a tool for molecular surveillance of HEV in Europe.