WHO regional office for Europe organized a three days workshop for Vector borne disease operational readiness: Lessons learned from West Nile Virus response in WHO European Region at Sofia, Bulgaria, 15-17/ October of 2019.
In this event, 74 representatives from 18 countries and invited experts participated.
Two members of the EMCA were officially invited as experts for vector control: Dr. Spiros Mourelatos and Dipl. Biol. Sandra Gewehr from Greece. Mr. Mourelatos made a presentation about “Mosquito control operators in Europe”, which can be found here.
After a series of presentations, the principal component of the agenda of this workshop was the sharing of experiences between the stakeholders from different countries within five working groups:
The expected outcomes of the meeting are the following