The 5th ESWI Influenza Conference
The European Scientific Working group on Influenza (ESWI) is a network organisation of stakeholders with a mission to reduce the burden of influenza in Europe. It holds regular conferences that have become the largest European scientific forums dedicated to influenza.
Global Trends and Implications for British Security Conference
The Global Trends conference explored a number of global trends that were likely to affect security and defence policy in the UK over the coming years. These included pandemics, the rise of extremist ideologies, possibility of great power conflict, demographic changes and urbanisation and climate change.
European Parliament resolution on the evaluation of the management of H1N1 influenza in 2009-2010 in the EUArchived
The European Parliament adopted a resolution on the evaluation of the pandemic in its sitting on the 8th March 2011.
Differing patterns of influenza activity in the southern hemisphere during and between the 2009 pandemic and the 2010 winter influenza season – the usefulness for EuropeArchived
This is timely comparison carried out at the end of the 2010 southern hemisphere winter.
First post-2009 national pandemic plan published in Europe? UK Pandemic Preparedness Strategy 2011Archived
The United Kingdom has recently published a new influenza pandemic strategy for consultation with key stakeholders. The consultation runs to June 2011 and is the last stage before formal adoption.
Pandemic Influenza Preparedness - Significant agreement on sharing of influenza viruses samples and benefit sharing at a global Open Ended Working Group (Geneva April 11th-16th)Archived
The agreed document will now go to WHO’s governing body the World Health Assembly in May 2011 (16-24 May) with a report from the Group and a Resolution strongly recommending adoption.
WHO's Final Report on the functioning of the International Health Regulations (IHR) in relation to the 2009 A(H1N1) pandemic - the Fineberg reportArchived
Report by the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), 64th World Health Assembly (WHA) - Geneva, Switzerland, 5th May 2011