Proposed Terms of Reference
Proposed generic terms of reference were presented at the
Regional EpiNet Workshop held in Suva in September 2003. They
can serve as an exemple for countries/territories who would like
to clarify the role of the EpiNet teams.
They were published
in Inform'ACTION 16 (pdf, 65
A series of EpiNet
meetings took place from 2001 to 2004. They are listed below.
Summaries of these meetings were published in Inform'ACTION 11,
15 and 18. CD-Roms of the proceedings of the meetings were also
sent to all EpiNet teams. Copies can be obtained from the PPHSN-CB
Focal Point (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Second Regional EpiNet Workshop
"PPHSN Preparedness for Influenza and other
Potential Threats like Dengue and SARS", co-organised by SPC and WHO in Noumea,
New Caledonia, 7-11 June 2004
First Regional EpiNet Workshop
"Building on the SARS Experience - Preparing
for Emerging and
Re-emerging Infectious Diseases" co-organised by SPC & WHO, 1-5
September 2003, Suva, Fiji Islands
co-organised by SPC & WHO, 2001-2002
2001 and March 2002, SPC and WHO jointly funded and organised three EpiNet
sub-regional workshops in order to further develop the outbreak alert and
response capacities of PPHSN established five years ago. The outputs of
the workshops were 6 PPHSN target disease-specific draft generic protocols, to
be further developed and wrapped up (ongoing).
to the top]