24 – 30 April 2019 Theme: #VaccinesWork World Immunization Week – celebrated in the last week of April – aims to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease. Immunization saves millions of lives every year and is widely recognized as one of the world’s most successful and cost-effective health…

Key messages Health is a human right; it’s time for health for all. We know universal health coverage is possible, let’s make it happen! Universal health coverage means that all people have access to the quality health services they need, when and where they need them, without financial hardship. At least half of the people…

  Workshop on mapping out opportunities to improve access to affordable vaccine supply in the Member States of the South-eastern Europe Health Network (SEEHN) was held in Tirana, Republic of Albania from 27 February to 01 March 2019, organized by WHO RO for Europe, Vaccine-preventable Diseases and Immunization Programme, Division of Health Emergencies and Communicable…

Dr. Danijela Urosevic, Assistant Minister of Health of the Republic of Serbia and Chair of the SEEHN Executive Committee, participated to the SEE Regional Policy Dialogue: Towards Improved Structural Reforms and Fiscal Frameworks held in Ljubljana, 26-27 February 2019. This SEE regional policy dialogue was a kick-off to the three-year project Strengthening Line Ministries’ Capacities to Asses…

The WHO Regional Office for Europe (EURO) organized a working lunch within the WHO Executive Board 144 framework to brief Member States on the progress achieved during the long standing partnership between WHO Regional Office for Europe and South-eastern Europe Health Network (SEEHN) held on 28 January 2019 in Geneva. Dr. Zsusanna Jakab, Regional Director…

18.01.2019, Tirana, Albania Representatives of the SEEHN Secretariat and the Regional Health Development Center (RHDC) Southeast European Center for Surveillance and Control of Infectious Diseases (SECID) met Friday 18 January 2019, in Tirana, Albania. The visit to SECID aimed for strengthening public health cooperation related to the public health emergencies, preparedness and control of the…

The first Sub-regional Cooperation Strategy (SCS) of the WHO Regional Office for Europe and SEEHN have been signed by Dr Zsuzsanna Jakab on behalf of WHO/Europe and Dr Mira Dasic on behalf of SEEHN Secretariat within the framework of the Ministerial Meeting, held on 10 July 2018 in Tel-Aviv, State of Israel. This policy strategic…

WHO Regional Office for Europe reported over 130 000 new HIV positive cases recorded in the Region – the highest number ever. At the same time, the increase in new HIV diagnoses was slower than in previous years. The main reason is late diagnosis. Out of the new HIV diagnoses in the eastern part of…

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