On the 8th of April, Dr Mira Dašić, the Director of the South-Eastern Europe Health Network represented the organization at the high-level conference Nurses and midwives, at the forefront of change, organized by the Romanian Order of Nurses and Midwives. The event marked World Health Day and served as an opportunity to honor the contribution…

Today, 8 April 2021, we are remembering the first ever multi-country meeting of the SEE countries held in Sofia in 2001, when decision for establishing of SEE Health Network was taken.Later on in September 2001, the decision was endorsed by signing the Dubrovnik Pledge by the Ministries of Health of seven SEE countries.The SEEHN is…

COVID-19 caused major disruption around the globe. Regrettably the most vulnerable are paying the heaviest toll.This year WHO on World Health Day is pleading for a fairer and healthier world for everyone.SEEHN is also striving for universal health coverage, with the aim to improve access to quality, affordable health care and to advocate for equal…

Dr. Mira Dasic, director of the Secretariat of the South Eastern Europe Health Network addressed the 7th International Public Health Conference which took place in Albania on the 23 March 2021. The event was co-organized by the Albanian Ministry of Health, WHO, UNFPA, and UNICEF. High-level representatives of the Government and interested stakeholders as well…

A sub-regional consultation on sexual and reproductive health (SRH) was organized on 10-11 March with representatives from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Moldova, and Serbia, under the lead of the UNFPA Regional Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia. The meeting focused on the status of sexual and reproductive health and agreed…

On February 25, a Regional Webinar “What is currently known about countering misinformation and resilience against misinformation” was held in a virtual format. Information literacy proves to be a critical resource and the role of nurses in combating COVID-19 related misinformation is now important more than ever. The webinar aimed at providing valuable insights on…

On 9 February 2021 representatives from SEEHN Member States, WHO Regional Office for Europe, Slovenia, CDC, ECDC and Kosovo*, gathered in a virtual meeting. The discussion focused around the COVID-19 Vaccination challenges and opportunities. More than 40 participants joined the conversation and shared valuable experience on the state of affairs in their countries. The current…

4 February World Cancer Day is marked yearly, on February 4 to raise awareness across the world and to stimulate joint action in the fight against the global cancer epidemic. The “I am and I will” campaign acknowledges that everyone has the capacity to address the cancer burden. The theme promotes how our personal actions…

On 25 January 2021, the SEE Health Network Secretariat Director Dr Mira Jovanovski Dasic and the UNFPA EECARO Regional Director Ms. Alanna Armitage co-signed virtually a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).         Under the MoU, both sides agreed to continue enhancing regional cooperation in public health as one of the highest priority in underpinning…

Press release The South Eastern Europe Health Network is hosting the third round of the Online Emergency Training of Trainers on COVID-19 for Primary Health Care nurses to be held from 18 to 22 January 2021. As we continue to navigate through the pandemic, the South Eastern Health Network remains focused on supporting Member States…

On behalf of the SEEHN Secretariat I convey my deepest condolences and sympathy to #Croatia, following the devastating earthquakes. SEEHN thoughts are with the people of Croatia. Dr Mira DasicDirector SEEHN Secretariat

The Emergency Training of Trainers on COVID-19 for Primary Health Care Nurses Programme launched on December 14, 2020, its second round in a virtual gathering with an outstanding line-up of expert speakers on COVID emergency response topics. 38 participants from 5 SEEHN Member States eligible to the program joined the first day of the training…

The Emergency Training of Trainers on COVID-19 for Primary Health Care Nurses started yesterday, November 30, in virtual format, gathering more than 40 participants. Welcoming remarks were delivered by the Director of SEEHN Secretariat, Dr. Mira Jovanovski-Dasic, Mr. Gian Matteo Apuzzo, Senior CEI expert, as well as by the two project experts Dr. Luca Rosi…

“Global solidarity, shared responsibility”. SEEHN joins the global campaign dedicated to raising awareness related to HIV/AIDS on the World AIDS Day 2020.  Every year, on 1 December, the world commemorates World AIDS Day. People around the world unite to show support for people living with and affected by HIV and to remember those who lost…

The South-Eastern Europe Health Network held its 43rd Plenary Meeting on the 25 November 2020. In light of the current regional situation, the meeting theme was “COVID-19 Projections Across the SEE Region for the Winter Season: Current Status and Perspectives“. The 43rd Plenary was hosted by the Romanian Presidency of the Network, with the Romanian Secretary…

The SEEHN was saddened to learn of the tragic loss of lives in Piatra Neamt hospital on Saturday.SEEHN Secretariat conveys its deepest condolences and sympathy to the families of the victims and to the Romanian people.We praise the courage and spirit of sacrifice of the Romanian doctors trying to save the patients with the risk of…

SEEHN Secretariat organized the First Regional Webinar “Primary Healthcare as main gatekeeper and crucial systemic element in the COVID-19 containment”, on 26 October 2020. This regional event is part of the project “Strong nurses for strong health systems and a healthier world” that is mainly funded by CEI and implemented by the SEEHN Secretariat in…

Dr. Mira Dasic, Director of the SEEHN Secretariat participated at the online Meeting of the Ministers of Health within the Berlin Process, on 22 October 2020 co-chaired by North Macedonian Minister of Health, Dr. Venko Filipche and the Bulgarian Health Minister Dr. Kostadin Angelov. For the first time this year, the Health sector has been…

In the first phase of the COVID- 19 Training of trainers, 32 participants from Albania, Montenegro and Serbia successfully completed the online training course and were awarded certificates during the online ceremony held on 8 October 2020. The SEEHN Secretariat teamed up with Project Hope to develop a six-month COVID-19 ToT online program for healthcare…

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