Joint ECDC/WHO meeting on European HIV/AIDS surveillance

10-11 March 2016, Bratislava, Slovakia

On 10–11 March 2016 in Bratislava, Slovakia, WHO/Europe and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) will jointly convene a meeting on European HIV/AIDS surveillance with representatives of 42 WHO European Member States.

Around 30 guest speakers, partners and collaborators from the European Union, the United Nations and other agencies, civil society, the European Commission, WHO collaborating centres and other academic bodies will also attend the meeting.

Background

On 8–9 March 2016 ECDC organized separate meetings of the European Union networks on sexually transmitted infections (STI) and HIV. WHO was invited to and delivered 2 presentations at the STI network meeting, sharing its guidance and tools, experience accumulated in the Region and future plans on:

  • the draft global health sector strategy on STIs
  • elimination of mother-to-child transmission of syphilis.