This scientific Conference is organised in the framework of the MediLabSecure* (http://www.medilabsecure.com/
) initiative and aims at strengthening One Health implementation for the prevention and control of arbovirus infections in the Mediterranean and Sahel Regions through the coordination and collaboration between human and veterinarian public health officers.
The Conference is organised by the Italian National Institute for Health (Istituto Superiore di Sanità) with the support of IZSAM - Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell’Abruzzo e del Molise “G. Caporale”.
It is expected the participation of 22 countries (Albania, Algeria, Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Burkina Faso, Egypt, Georgia, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Montenegro, Morocco, Niger, Palestine, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Senegal, Serbia, Tunisia, Turkey), represented by public health authorities from human and animal health sectors.
The participants will share their national strategies, lessons learned and constraints and will identify and discuss the main needs and gaps to be addressed to strengthen integrated surveillance and control of arbovirus infections and will prioritize regional and cross-border strategies and actions accordingly.
*The MediLabSecure Project is supported by the European Commission (DEVCO: IFS/21010/23/_194)