Exchange of views on the Ebola crisis, European Parliament Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
ECDC Director Marc Sprenger addressed MEPs of the European Parliament’s Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety regarding the ongoing Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa.
ECDC Director Marc Sprenger provided an overview of the risks to Europe, as detailed in ECDC’s rapid risk assessments, and the technical support ECDC was giving to the European Commission and Member States. Other speakers for the exchange of views included Guido Rasi, Executive Director, European Medicines Agency and Zsuzsanna Jakab, WHO Regional Director for Europe.
ECDC holds the annual Observership programme for ESCMID, EUCIC and ESCV members
2 Sep 2019 to 6 Sep 2019 - As every year, ECDC organised a week-long programme for observers from the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID), the European Committee on Infection Control (EUCIC) and the European Society for Clinical Virology (ESCV) from 2 to 6 September 2019.
Public Health Genomics – an introduction
23 Oct 2019 to 24 Oct 2019 - This workshop is designed to strengthen the capacity to use whole genome sequencing of human pathogens for public health investigations in EU/ EEA Member States.
Joint Meeting of the National Focal Points for Preparedness and Response and for Threat Detection, EWRS and IHR
23 May 2019 to 24 May 2019 - Representatives from European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) and EU enlargement 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.