European Respiratory Society International Congress
The congress featured speakers from among the world’s leading experts in the field
The International Congress of the European Respiratory Society (ERS) is one of the largest gatherings of respiratory professionals in the world and a platform for communicating important improvements in the understanding and treatment of lung disease. 2014, Munich hosted the ERS’s 24th edition on the theme “Breathe Clean Air”. The scientific programme covered novelties, research and the most recent data on this topic and on the topics of tuberculosis, respiratory infections, lung cancer, sleep and control of breathing, allergy and immunology, pulmonary circulation and pulmonary vascular disease, among others. Over 4,200 abstracts were accepted.
At ERS, ECDC experts on Tuberculosis presented:
- Drug resistance among tuberculosis cases in the European Union and European Economic Area, 2007 to 2012 (Monday, 08/09 15:30)
- The European Union Standards for Tuberculosis Care: Do they need an update (Tuesday, 09/09 14:45)
Flu Awareness Week, 21-25 October 2019
21 Oct 2019 to 25 Oct 2019 - The Flu Awareness Week is marked across the WHO European Region every year in October. It aims to raise awareness of the importance of vaccination for people’s health and well-being and to increase the uptake of seasonal influenza vaccination of people with underlying risk factors.
World Tuberculosis Day - 2019
24 Mar 2019 to 24 Mar 2019 - World Tuberculosis Day, marked each year on 24 March, is an occasion to raise awareness and advocate for efforts to eliminate TB. It is high time to end TB.
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.