Technical Workshop: Burden of RSV disease in Europe
A technical workshop assessing the burden of disease caused by respiratory syncytial virus will be held.
A number of invited experts will come to ECDC to discuss currently available surveillance mechanisms for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) across European Union Member states; identify which data gaps exist and asses the RSV-related burden of disease.
The need and feasibility of establishing a European network of RSV researchers and public health agencies in order to stimulate activities improving the assessment of the burden of RSV disease in the EU will be evaluated at the meeting, as will the need to develop a joint research protocol for activities related to RSV disease burden.
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.