World Health Day 2014: focusing on vector-borne diseases in Europe
2014, the focus of World Health day was on vector-borne diseases. World Health Day is a worldwide initiative celebrated every year on 7 April to mark the anniversary of the founding of the World Health Organization (WHO) in 1948.
ECDC Regional meeting on West Nile fever real time surveillance and exchange of good practices on vector-borne diseases
This was the first regional meeting on West Nile fever real time surveillance and good practices on vector-borne diseases. The overall objective was to support the exchange of experience between EU and non-EU neighbouring countries on the surveillance of West Nile fever and the lessons learnt since 2011.
17th European Society for Vector Ecology Conference 2010Archived
The Society for Vector Ecology (SOVE) serves the interests of public health vector ecologists and aims to promote the exchange of research and pertinent information in the area of vector ecology and vector-borne diseases in its broader sense.
Annual general meeting of VBORNETArchived
The European network for arthropod vector surveillance for human public health (VBORNET), funded by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, holds its second annual general meeting at the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp, Belgium, on 18-20 April 2011
Expert consultation on guidelines for surveillance of invasive mosquitoArchived
EDCC launched a tender to produce guidelines to assist Member States to implement invasive mosquito vector surveillance and improve coverage and harmonization of data collection within the EU.
Joint annual meeting of ECDC-funded networks: ENIVD and VBORNETArchived
On 7-11 May 2012, in Riga, the annual general meeting of two ECDC-funded networks took place: VBORNET (the European Network for Arthropod Vector Surveillance for Human Public Health funded by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control) and ENIVD-CLNR (the European Network of laboratories for outbreak assistance and support).
Kick-off meeting: VectorNet Project
The objective of this meeting was to kick-off the project "VectorNet: A European network for sharing data on the geographic distribution of arthropod vectors, transmitting human and animal disease agents" and establish clear arrangements between all project partners.
Annual meeting of the European Network for Diagnostics of "Imported" Viral Diseases (ENIVD)
The annual general meeting of the microbiology network ‘European Network for Diagnostics of "Imported" Viral Diseases’ (ENIVD), funded by ECDC, brought together more than 55 participants from 24 EU/EEA countries to discuss the collaborative activities with the ECDC
First Annual General Meeting of VectorNet
The First Annual meeting of the new joint ECDC-EFSA project ‘VectorNet’, the European network for sharing data on the geographic distribution of arthropod vectors, transmitting human and animal disease agents, was held on 27-29 January 2015 in Parma.