12th Advanced Vaccinology CourseArchived
The Advanced Vaccinology Course or ADVAC is a two-week training programme for decision-makers, including academia, industry, governmental and non-governmental agencies, in all fields related to vaccines and vaccination, vaccine trials, new vaccines, vaccination strategies and policies, vaccine-specific issues
Risk perception and communication regarding vaccination decisions in the age of web 2.0Archived
This interdisciplinary meeting focuses on the question of which factors impact risk perceptions regarding vaccination decisions in the specific context of the Internet. Moreover, it will discuss how risks and risk negations should be communicated on the Internet.
International Symposium on Phlebotominae Sand Flies (ISOPS VII)Archived
Main topics of the meeting will be : Collecting sand flies – Repositories for sand flies and sand fly colonies – Taxonomy and genetics – Ecology – Physiology and immunology – Sand fly Saliva and immune response to sand fly bites – Leishmania-sand fly interaction – Other pathogens in sand flies – Sand fly control as a part of integrated leishmaniasis control programs
Annual general meeting of VBORNETArchived
The European network for arthropod vector surveillance for human public health (VBORNET), funded by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, holds its second annual general meeting at the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp, Belgium, on 18-20 April 2011
2nd World Non-Profit & Social Marketing ConferenceArchived
An event that brings together expertise from such areas as social marketing, the behavioural sciences, strategic communications, health promotion, community engagement, policy development and advocacy.
Early warning and response to non-food-borne zoonotic outbreaksArchived
The overall objective is to improve early detection and response to outbreak of zoonotic diseases at the EU level through strengthened collaboration with the animal health sector and other agencies and organizations working at the animal-human interface.
First annual meeting of the European hepatitis B and C surveillance networkArchived
The first annual meeting of the European hepatitis B and C surveillance network takes place on 23-24 March 2011. Since 2009, ECDC has worked on preparing the enhanced surveillance of hepatitis B and C at EU/EEA level by establishing a network for hepatitis B and C surveillance and by carrying out a survey on prevention and surveillance activities in the Member States.
Childhood Tuberculosis Meeting 2011Archived
ECDC is hosting a meeting on childhood TB, in a joint effort to highlight the current situation and to move forward the agenda of childhood TB in the EU and worldwide.
First annual meeting of the European Diphtheria Surveillance NetworkArchived
First annual meeting of the network since it was transferred to ECDC in March 2010. Among the objectives of the meeting is to to present the epidemiological situation of diphtheria in Europe for 2009.