ECDC-WHO/Europe programmes’ coordination meeting

17 Nov 2016 - 18 Nov 2016
ECDC & WHO Regional Office for Europe

This working meeting covered a broad range of topics, from guiding principles to collaboration within specific disease areas and across public health functions.

​WHO Regional Office for Europe and ECDC collaborate closely on surveillance, prevention and control, risk assessment, and health emergencies in the area of communicable diseases. Assisted by a joint technical Coordination Group, both organisations coordinate their work on regular basis to ensure synergy and complementarity in the implementation of activities. On 17-18 November 2016, senior staff from both organisations will meet in the WHO/Europe office in Copenhagen to review past collaboration, exchange information on future plans, and plan joint activities for 2017.