Friday, January 15, 2016 - 09:00

ASSET – Action Plan on SiS Related Issues in Epidemics and Total Pandemics is a 4-year FP7 EU co funded project which aims to:

Monday, September 12, 2016 - 09:00

This event will provide an opportunity for the researchers to discuss about the various challenges posed by influenza strains. The researchers from Virology, Microbiology, Public health, Immunologists, Physicians, NHS and healthcare will be available to exchange their thoughts and clinical outcomes on treating flu and related variants.

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Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 09:00

The Preparedness Summit is the premier national conference in the field of public health and healthcare preparedness and one of the only cross-disciplinary learning opportunities to address issues such as global health security.

The goal of the Preparedness Summit is to provide a venue where participants are exposed to current information, research findings, and practical tools to enhance the participants’ capabilities to plan and prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters and other public health emergencies.

Friday, February 12, 2016 - 09:00

Severe pandemics due to highly‐transmissible viruses continue to threaten the world in the 21st century. In a tightly interconnected world, infectious disease outbreaks can adversely affect economic growth, trade, tourism, business and industry, and social stability as well as public and population health. Public health authorities and researchers now collect data from many sources, and analyze these data together to estimate the incidence and prevalence of different health conditions, as well as related risk factors.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 09:00

The 17th International Congress on Infectious Diseases (ICID) will encompass all aspects of infectious diseases with particular attention to the major challenges in the South Asia region (such as HIV, tuberculosis, pneumonia and the enteric infections typhoid fever and diarrhea) and a focus on disease prevention and vaccination. In addition, the significant challenges of neglected tropical diseases will be discussed.

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Saturday, December 5, 2015 - 09:00

Under the umbrella of Abdus Salam Research Forum (a project of Nazarat Taleem Rabwah), the International Conference on Infectious Diseases will encompass important aspects of infectious diseases with particular attention being paid to the major challenges of the region including zoonotic diseases, malaria, tuberculosis, typhoid fever and diarrhea. In addition the increasing threat of nosocomial infections will be discussed in this meeting. 

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Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 09:00

Epidemics 5 will bring together international delegates for three days of intense dialogue on ideas, data, insight, models and methods in the field of infectious disease dynamics. Invited plenary speakers will lead a topical programme supplemented by around 80 contributed oral presentations and lively and stimulating poster sessions. A short course "Using genomic data to uncover the dynamics of infectious diseases" will take place on December 1, in advance of the main conference.

Topics include:

Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 09:00

This meeting is organized by The International Society of Influenza and Respiratory Viruses (isirv). It aims to bring together more than 150 international scientists, health care professionals, and public health officials to discuss the assessment of the impact of epidemics of influenza and other respiratory viruses, including the incidence of infections, the clinical severity of infections, and the consequent burden of morbidity and mortality.

Monday, November 23, 2015 (All day)

Ministers and senior representatives of Member States in the European Region will meet to discuss the numerous public health challenges posed by large-scale movements of refugees and migrants to transit and destination countries. These range from management of communicable and noncommunicable diseases to the impact of large-scale migration on health systems. Given the inter-regional relevance of this topic, ministers from the main countries of origin and of transit of refugees and migrants – in the Eastern Mediterranean and African regions – are also invited.

Monday, November 16, 2015 (All day)

The first World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW) will take place during 16–22 November 2015, with the slogan "Antibiotics: handle with care". 


MMLAP and other EU Projects

Health system analysis to support capacity development in response to the threat of pandemic influenza in Asia
Making society an active participant in water adaptation to global change
Public Participation in Developing a Common Framework for Assessment and Management of Sustainable Innovation
Engaging all of Europe in shaping a desirable and sustainable future
Expect the unexpected and know how to respond
Driving innovation in crisis management for European resilience
Effective communication in outbreak management: development of an evidence-based tool for Europe
Solutions to improve CBRNe resilience
Network for Communicable Disease Control in Southern Europe and Mediterranean Countries
Developing the framework for an epidemic forecast infrastructure
Strengthening of the national surveillance system for communicable diseases
Surveillance of vaccine preventable hepatitis
European monitoring of excess mortality for public health action
European network for highly infectious disease
Dedicated surveillance network for surveillance and control of vaccine preventable diseases in the EU
Modelling the spread of pandemic influenza and strategies for its containment and mitigation
Cost-effectiveness assessment of european influenza human pandemic alert and response strategies
Bridging the gap between science, stakeholders and policy makers
Promotion of immunization for health professionals in Europe
Towards inclusive research programming for sustainable food innovations
Addressing chronic diseases and healthy ageing across the life cycle
Medical ecosystem – personalized event-based surveillance
Studying the many and varied economic, social, legal and ethical aspects of the recent developments on the Internet, and their consequences for the individual and society at large
Get involved in the responsible marine research and innovation
Knowledge-based policy-making on issues involving science, technology and innovation, mainly based upon the practices in Parliamentary Technology Assessment
Assessment of the current pandemic preparedness and response tools, systems and practice at national, EU and global level in priority areas
Analysis of innovative public engagement tools and instruments for dynamic governance in the field of Science in Society
Public Engagement with Research And Research Engagement with Society
Computing Veracity – the Fourth Challenge of Big Data
Providing infrastructure, co-ordination and integration of existing clinical research networks on epidemics and pandemics
Promote vaccinations among migrant population in Europe
Creating mechanisms for effectively tackling the scientific and technology related challenges faced by society
Improve the quality of indoor air, keeping it free from radon
Improving respect of ethics principles and laws in research and innovation, in line with the evolution of technologies and societal concerns
Investigating how cities in the West securitise against global pandemics
Creating a structured dialogue and mutual learning with citizens and urban actors by setting up National Networks in 10 countries across Europe
Identifying how children can be change agents in the Science and Society relationship
Establishing an open dialogue between stakeholders concerning synthetic biology’s potential benefits and risks
Transparent communication in Epidemics: Learning Lessons from experience, delivering effective Messages, providing Evidence