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Title: First meeting of the CCEE-Baltics Communicable Disease Network (CEE/CDN) : report on a WHO meeting, Prague, 7-9 June 2001
Authors: CCEE-Baltics Communicable Disease Network. Meeting (1st: 2001 : Prague, Czech Republic)
World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe
Issue Date: 2001
Publisher: Copenhagen : WHO Regional Office for Europe
Language: English
Abstract: The meeting convened for the first time all 17 members of the CCEE-Baltics Communicable Disease Network CEE-CDN) with the aim of reviewing the report of the CEE-CDN working group and approving the priority list of diseases; adopting targets for future development and beginning the task of developing a mid-term strategy to achieve them, taking training components and evaluation standards into consideration; approving the establishment of a new disease-specific network; approving the proposal to join an existing network for another priority disease; and drawing up an action plan to identify appropriate donor agencies, including named individuals who will take the lead in preparing applications, and agree on a time frame. The CEE-CDN has moved rapidly in a very short space of time and is developing some ambitious proposals that will enhance the quality of communicable disease surveillance at international level in the participating countries. It will also enhance the global effort to control the threat of communicable disease through better international collaboration and exchange of data and information
Description: EUR//01/5027571
20 p.
Subject: Communicable Disease Control
Information Systems
Epidemiologic surveillance
Strategic planning
Context: prevention and control
metadata.dc.subject.other: Communicable Diseases and their Control
Gov't Doc #: EUR//01/5027571
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