The 5th ESWI Influenza Conference
The European Scientific Working group on Influenza (ESWI) is a network organisation of stakeholders with a mission to reduce the burden of influenza in Europe. It holds regular conferences that have become the largest European scientific forums dedicated to influenza.
Opening Ceremony by Tonio Borg, the European Commissioner of Health and Consumer Policy, and Marc Sprenger, Director of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control.
Other participants from ECDC:
- In the Satellite Symposium on 14 September, Pier Luigi Lopalco from ECDC presented, on behalf of the ESCMID Advisory Board on Vaccination, on Why ESCMID and ESWI join forces in the fight against influenza, together with Peter Openshaw from the Imperial College London.
- On 15 September, Pasi Penttinen from ECDC presented on The European Public health research agenda – what do we need to know
- On 15 September, Eeva Broberg presented on Influenza mortality, morbidity and burden of disease in Europe – public health implications.
- In the plenary session on 17 September, Cornelia Adlhoch gave a keynote speech on Post-pandemic influenza seasons in Europe. What do the surveillance data tell us
ISIRV and ECDC influenza epidemiology meeting 16-18 January 2019
16 Jan 2019 to 18 Jan 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.
Joint WHO/Europe–ECDC Annual European Influenza Surveillance Meeting, 2018
6 Jun 2018 to 8 Jun 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.
ECDC Expert meeting on non-pharmaceutical countermeasures for Pandemic flu
16 May 2018 to 17 May 2018 - The meeting focused on the evidence base for the revision of the updated “Guide to public health measures to reduce the impact of influenza pandemics in Europe”, with a specific emphasis on non-pharmaceutical countermeasures for pandemic flu.