First annual meeting of the invasive bacterial infections surveillance network in Europe
This report is the result of a multidisciplinary consultation of experts regarding the future surveillance of invasive meningococcal and Haemophilus influenzae diseases, held at ECDC from 17 to 18 March 2009. Working groups provided their opinion on specific questions regarding surveillance objectives, variables to be collected in enhanced EU surveillance, frequency of reporting and production and timing of regular reports. Experts also expressed their views on the use and feasibility of molecular typing methods for routine surveillance, and on ECDC’s and Member States’ roles in the detection of international and cross-border clusters and outbreaks.
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.