The Disaster Risk Management Knowledge Center published the results from the subnational risk INFORM index for the 3 pilot DPPI SEE and SEEHN member states  Albania, Montenegro and North Macedonia . The INFORM index supports a proactive disaster risk management framework. It will be helpful for an objective allocation of resources for disaster risk reduction…

On November 9 and 10, a multicountry workshop on “Clinical guidelines on Sexual and Reproductive Health in SEEHN” was held virtually.  The workshop was the result of SEEHN cooperation with the Ministry of Health of North Macedonia, the SEEHN Regional Health Development Centre on Sexual and Reproductive Health – the East European Institute for Reproductive…

 “Mental Health and Resilience Training for HCWs responding to COVID-19 in SEE Region” kick-off meeting of the newly launched project took place on 8 November in the virtual space shared by National Focal Points and Mental Health experts from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia and Kosovo*. Building on SEEHN Secretariat previous…

Dr. Danijela Urošević, Chair of the South-Eastern Europe Health Network Executive Committee represented the Network at the Conference on The Role of the European Union in Strengthening Health Systems Resilience Globally. The event was held virtually, on October 20, 2021, under the auspices of the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of EU. The Conference aimed…

The South-Eastern Europe Health Network congratulates Dr. Angel Kunchev, SEEHN NHC from Bulgaria and Bulgaria’s Chief Health Inspector for being awarded with the well-deserved distinction of Doctor of the Year 2021 by the Bulgarian Medical Association. The challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic to health systems including their leadership around the world make this recognition…

SEEHN Secretariat Director took part in the EHFG session on: “Strengthening health systems worldwide” What next for the EU global health approach?

On October 10, in an effort to raise awareness of mental health issues and to mobilize action to build mental resilience, the world celebrates World Mental Health Day . The COVID-19 pandemic and the economic challenges of recovery have negatively affected the mental health of many people and created new barriers for people already suffering…

Dr Dasic participated and shared the SEEHN experience within the session Strengthening health systems worldwideWhat next for the EU global health approach? https://www.ehfg.org/conference/programme/sessions/strengthening-health-systems-worldwide

Dr. Mira Dasic, the Director of SEEHN Secretariat had a meeting on 22 September in Podgorica with Dr Igor Galic, the Director of the Institute of Public Health Montenegro. The RHDC Acting Director, Dr. Milica Stanisic, also attended the Meeting. Dr. Dasic explained the organizational structure of the Network, gave an overview of the ongoing…

Prof dr Ferenc Vicko, State Secretary, Ministry of Health Republic of Serbia delivered the Statement on behalf the SEE Health Network – SEEHN statement at the 71st Session of WHO Regional Committee for Europe

On September 8 2021, Dr. Mira Dasic, Director of the SEEHN Secretariat, met with Dr. Jelena Borovinic-Bojovic, Minister of Health of Montenegro. The focus of the meeting was on the current cooperation, the potential for improvement in recognized areas, the planned projects in the upcoming period and how to strengthen and enhance the work of…

This year, the South Eastern Europe Health Network (SEEHN) celebrates its 20th anniversary. Today, the Network is a success story of impactful regional cooperation to promote shared values and to encourage mutual efforts towards peace, health and well-being of the people of SEEHN Member States. Yet the beginnings of its creation are a very vivid…

Dr Mira Dasic met Counselor Mr. Dimitar Karastoyanov, Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria to North Macedonia, on 28 July 2021. Dr Dasic presented the SEE Health Network and its recent most important activities.  A particular attention was payed to the Regional Health Development Centers (RHDCs) as hubs of regional expertise with focus on the…

H.E. Ms. Nevena Jovanovic, Ambassador of Republic of Serbia to the Republic of North Macedonia hosted a fruitful meeting on 07 July 2021.The meeting was organized under the auspices of the Serbian Presidency of the SEE Health Network (January-December 2021). During the meeting Dr. Dasic presented the current and future activities of the Network with…

On 30 June 2021 a joint SEEHN and SECID meeting, dedicated to the “Management of Covid-19 Vaccination Process – Challenges, Threats & Best Practices” was organized Address by Dr Mira Dasic, Director of SEEHN Secretariat Dear colleagues, Ladies and gentlemen, I have the pleasure to greet you, today, on behalf of the SEEHN Secretariat at…

Dr Mira Dasic, the head of the Secretariat of the South-Eastern Europe Health Network co-hosted the ToT COVID-19 Vaccine Training for Frontline Health Workers Closing ceremony that was held on the 29th of June in a virtual format. More than120 participants ranging from health professionals to hospital administrators and policy-makers from 9 Member States of…

Thank you to Nurses and Midwives Association of North Macedonia for the plaque and for recognizing SEEHN work and efforts to support nursing in the region. Looking forward to further collaboration.

WORLD BLOOD DONOR DAY 14th JUNE Every year, on 14 June, across the globe, we celebrate the World Blood Donor Day.  Its aim is to raise awareness on: the need for unpaid and safe blood donations; to praise and to thank regular blood donors; and to encourage more people to give blood on a regular…

“Health workers during COVID-19 pandemics: lessons learned from South-East Europe” The director of the South East Europe Health Network Secretariat participated at the 17th Meeting of the South East Europe Network for Workers’ Health, on 10 June 2021. Address by Dr Mira Dasic, Director of SEEHN Secretariat Dear Prof Bislimovska, Esteemed guests and colleagues, Thank…

Session 3: Relevance of various air pollution sources in driving health impacts. Press Release On June 8-9, the South-Eastern Europe Health Network participated at the virtual workshop on Air Pollution and Health in Southeast Europe.This event was organized by the Health Effects Institute (HEI), in cooperation with the International Society  for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE), and the European Respiratory…

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