Annual meeting of the European Influenza Surveillance Network (EISN)
The objectives of this meeting were to describe the epidemiological and virological situation of influenza during the 2008/09 season in Europe and prepare the network members to use TESSy as a new IT infrastructure, with new variables and database structure discussed.
The transfer of the coordination of the influenza surveillance network to ECDC was concluded successfully and the operation of the network continued without any problems. In addition to clinical surveillance at the primary care level, countries are now encouraged to establish systems of surveillance of severe acute respiratory infection.
ECDC public health training: Aligning training strategies between Member States and the EU level, 2014–2020
13 Aug 2014 - The main goal of this consultation was to review the implementation of the ECDC public health training strategy in the European Union and update it in accordance with plans and expectations at Member State level.
Ad hoc advisory meeting on preparedness – Stockholm, 15–16 May 2014
17 Jun 2014 - The Country Preparedness Support section of ECDC held an ad hoc advisory meeting on preparedness in Stockholm on 15–16 May 2014.
Meeting Report: EVD Network and Coordination Group annual meeting
16 May 2014 - The first meeting of ECDC’s Programme on Emerging and Vector-Borne Diseases (EVDs) was an important milestone for establishing a dedicated network of representatives from EU/EEA Member States to cooperate in the field of emerging and vector-borne diseases.