Participation of COnCORDE at the WHO Annual Meeting

Created on Monday, 31 October 2016

On 20-21st October 2016, COncORDE participated at the WHO EOC NET Meeting in Geneva. COncORDE was represented by three partners (Toni Staykova/CUH, Homer Papadopoulos/NCSR and Morten Wenstad/CTAS).

The partners attended the event as experts in their field.  Approximately 100 delegates attended the meeting from all parts of the world, more specifically from the following countries: Indonesia, Australia, Thailand, Myanmar, Kenya. Senegal, Sierra Leone, Canada, China, Greece, Egypt, USA, Uganda, Malaysia, Cote d'Ivoire, Turkey, Mexico, South Africa, Belgium, Togo, UK, Switzerland, Norway, Portugal, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam, Phillipines, Serbia, New Zealand, Moldova, Ethiopia, Burkina Faso, Benin, Italy, India.

The roles of the attendees were as follows: Temporary Advisers to the WHO EOC NET, Working group experts, EOC NET members, Representatives of member states, United Nations agencies and partners (e.g. UN Office for Disaster Reduction and Migration health Emergency Operations), WHO staff and consultants, representatives of permanent mission to the UN and Observers.

The COncORDE partners were invited as participants in the current working groups, which as reported in earlier deliverables was initiated by the project's advisory board expert Dr Jian Li, EOC NET Focal Point.