ECDC Director to visit Israel
On 4-5 September 2019, ECDC Director will go on a country visit to Israel. The ECDC Director will meet the Director General of the Ministry of Health and senior officials from the Public Health Services, International Relations, Israel Center for Disease Control, Health Emergency Operation Center, Institute for Antibiotic Resistance and Infection Control, and from the Center for Infection Control.
ECDC and the Israel Center for Disease Control (ICDC) signed an administrative agreement signed in June 2012. The objective of this agreement is to enhance the technical cooperation in the fields of prevention and control of communicable diseases, capacity building and support to preparedness and outbreak response. Additional potential activities include ICDC participation in Disease Programme network meetings, sharing of epidemic intelligence data in the framework of EPISOUTH, participation in simulation exercises and exchange of trainees and experts.