Joint ECDC and WHO European regional influenza surveillance meeting, 2011
The annual regional influenza surveillance meeting is for influenza surveillance focal points to be provided with an update on regional and global developments and exchange information.
Joint ECDC/WHO Regional Office for Europe Workshop on Pandemic PreparednessArchived
In light of the 2009 pandemic and experiences gained, a number of countries have evaluated their response to the pandemic.
European Respiratory Society (ERS), Annual CongressArchived
The ERS Annual Congress brings together the world's respiratory experts and professionals to meet, exchange views and share knowledge covering all aspects of respiratory medicine, novelties and most recent data presentations.
Tackling seasonal influenza in Europe: Success stories from European countriesArchived
The one-day workshop was the 2nd of a series of workshops in support to the Council Recommendation of December 2009 that encourages EU and EEA Member States to adopt and implement action plans or policies to improve seasonal influenza vaccination coverage.
Workshop on Development of public health programmes for prevention and control of seasonal influenzaArchived
Topics covered includeed: Human seasonal influenza programme planning; Surveillance systems and epidemiological studies; Laboratory issues; Human seasonal influenza policy; Vaccination; Targeting priority groups; Communication; Evaluation and research of human seasonal influenza and Action planning.
The use of vaccines for prevention of seasonal and pandemic influenzaArchived
On 3 October 2011 European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and representatives of the European Vaccine Manufacturers met at ECDC in Stockholm for a regular scheduled meeting about the use of vaccines for prevention of seasonal and pandemic influenza. ECDC Director Marc Sprenger opened the meeting and ECDC influenza experts held different presentations, such as burden of influenza disease in the EU, risk groups for severe influenza disease, personal protective measures, pandemic influenza preparedness, seasonal influenza vaccines, communication.
The Declarations of Interest for ECDC Influenza Staff and the ECDC Director are available here under ECDC Transparency.
International meeting on influenza seroprevalence studiesArchived
Objective of meeting: To build consensus on best practices for influenza seroprevalence studies that will optimize the timing, quality, comparability and combinability of data