First annual meeting of the food- and waterborne diseases surveillance network in Europe
Over 1–2 October 2008, food- and waterborne disease public health experts from across the European Union met at European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control to discuss the needs for future surveillance of six priority diseases: salmonellosis, campylobacteriosis, STEC/VTEC infection, listeriosis, shigellosis, and yersiniosis. For each disease working groups provided their opinion on specific questions regarding surveillance objectives and variables, reporting frequency, regular reports, current mechanisms to detect early dispersed international clusters and outbreaks (later referred to as the urgent inquiry network), molecular typing, and the training needs for country experts.
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.