Report of the Fifth Joint WHO Regional Office for Europe/ECDC Meeting on Influenza Surveillance (14–16 June 2016)




This is the fifth joint ECDC and Regional Office annual meeting, the main focus of which was to improve the quality of influenza surveillance data and key outputs, namely Flu News Europe, seasonal risk assessments and reports of virus characterization data.

In addition, the meeting offered a unique opportunity for national focal points for epidemiological and virological surveillance from the 53 Member States of the WHO European Region to network with international institutions, partners and networks.