European Antibiotic Awareness Day and the global health challenges of antibiotic resistance – launch event in Brussels
IMED 2011, The third International Meeting on Emerging Diseases and SurveillanceArchived
The emergence of cholera in Haiti once again reminds us of the ferocity with which infectious diseases can strike and of the complex interactions of emerging infectious diseases with social conditions, human migration, and the ecosystem.
EARS-Net and HAI-Net Coordination group meetingArchived
This will be the first joint meeting of the EARS-Net and HAI-Net Coordination groups. The meeting will address epidemiological, microbiological and technical aspects related to surveillance and reporting of antimicrobial resistance and healthcare-associated infections.
European Antibiotic Awareness Day 2011 – Launch eventArchived
The launch event of the fourth European Antibiotic Awareness Day took place in Brussels and will follow the Commissioners’ Midday Press Briefing, where Commissioners Dalli presented the European Commission’s Action Plan to tackle Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR).
First joint meeting on antimicrobial resistance and healthcare-associated infectionsArchived
This was the first joint annual plenary meeting of the EARS-Net and HAI-Net participants and the National Antimicrobial Resistance Focal Points.
Meeting and workshop on ECDC point prevalence survey (PPS) of healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial use in acute care hospitalsArchived
A meeting and a workshop on the ECDC point prevalence survey (PPS) of healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial use in acute care hospitals took take place in London on 5-6 March 2012.
Workshops for EPIS VPD and EPIS AMR-HAIArchived
This workshop enabled all to agree on the relevance of EPIS VPD to be used as a platform for the reporting and monitoring of measles outbreak in the EU, agree on the type of information to be reported, the nature of outbreaks to be notified and the further usage by ECDC (e.g. European Monthly Measles Monitoring1) and other Member States of data that will be shared through EPIS VPD by countries.
Annual meeting of healthcare-associated infections surveillance network (HAI-Net) and HAI-Net coordination groupArchived
The annual meeting of the healthcare-associated infections surveillance network (HAI-Net) and of the HAI-Net coordination group took place in Stockholm on 19-21 June 2012.
Second joint meeting of Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare-associated Infections (ARHAI) NetworksArchived
The meeting addressed a wide range of issues concerning antimicrobial resistance, antimicrobial consumption and healthcare-associated infections.