Joint WHO/Europe–ECDC Annual European Influenza Surveillance Meeting, 2018
The joint annual influenza surveillance meeting by ECDC and the WHO Regional Office for Europe took place on 6 - 8 June 2018 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Invited participants were epidemiological and virological surveillance experts nominated by national health authorities as well as representatives from international institutions, covering the 53 countries of the EU/EEA and the WHO European region. The meeting was by invitation only.
Joint Meeting of the National Focal Points for Preparedness and Response and for Threat Detection, EWRS and IHR
Representatives from European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA) public health authorities, ECDC and other international organisations meet in Stockholm to discuss a range of current topics relevant for effective preparedness and response to infectious diseases outbreaks and for strengthening collaboration.
Workshop on seasonal influenza public health programmes brings together professionals from 19 European countriesArchived
From 8 to 10 October, senior public health professionals from 19 European countries participated in the third ‘training of trainers’ workshop organised by ECDC in Stockholm on “Development of public health programmes for prevention and control of seasonal influenza”.
Pre-exposure prophylaxis in the EU/EEA. PrEP service delivery and monitoring: minimum standards and key principles
In a two-day meeting organised by ECDC and UNAIDS, representatives of 22 European countries discussed how to improve the delivery of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) across Europe. The meeting brought together country delegates, PrEP users and community HIV advocates to seek ways to strengthen the provision and monitoring of PrEP.
ISIRV and ECDC influenza epidemiology meeting 16-18 January 2019
The ISIRV (International Society for Influenza and other Respiratory Virus Diseases) Epidemiology Group and ECDC are holding an influenza epidemiology meeting at ECDC in Stockholm 16-18 January 2019.
EU/EEA NITAG collaboration for the sharing and synthesis of scientific evidence on EU authorised vaccines and their use in immunisation practices
The 1st Meeting of the EU/EEA NITAG collaboration for the sharing and synthesis of scientific evidence on EU authorised vaccines and their use in immunisation practices will be held at the ECDC premises in Stockholm on 12-14 of February, 2019.
ECDC Expert consultation on community engagement in public health emergency preparedness
The expert consultation meeting organised by ECDC seeks to identify enabling factors and barriers to good practice in community engagement in the context of public health emergency preparedness. Outcomes of this meeting will inform the development of an ECDC guidance on the topic.
Meeting of ECDC Focal Points in the global Centres for Disease Control
On the 3rd of June 2019, the first meeting of ECDC Focal Points in the global Centres for Disease Control will take place in Stockholm, Sweden. The overall aim of this meeting is to discuss ways on how we can enhance global cooperation in the area of communicable diseases prevention and control to enable sharing of best practices and expertise, as well as to provide a platform for coordination, exchange of views, and planning of future collaboration between the global Centres for Disease Control (CDCs). The outcome of the meeting is expected to be an agreed way forward for future global CDCs collaboration, including meeting organisation and possible topics to be addressed jointly.
Annual meeting of the Technical Advisory Committee for the European Antibiotic Awareness day (EAAD)
The EAAD Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) provides technical advice and the strategic direction for EAAD. The Committee consists of one representative from each EU/EEA country who is specialised in either antimicrobial resistance (AMR), healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), and/or communication. The European Commission (DG Health and Food Safety) and the WHO Regional Office for Europe are also invited to the meeting, as well as representatives from European professional organisations. The TAC meets once a year and is chaired by Pr. Herman Goossens. In 2019 the meeting will be held in Stockholm on 22 - 24 May.