The 14th National Conference of “Current Topics of Virology” (NVC-14) was held at NCCD, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on Friday, September 27, 2013 organized by Mongolian Society of Virology (MSV), Mongolian National Association for Infectious Diseases (MNACID), Mongolian Academy of Medical Sciences (MAMS), National Center of Communicable Diseases, MoH (NCCD) and National Center for Zoonotic Diseases, MoH (NCZD).
More than 250 participants attended the Conference including representatives from the organizing institutions and from National Center of Public Health (NCPH), Health Sciences University of Mongolia (HSUM), National University of Agriculture (NUA), State Central Veterinary Laboratory (SCVL), Westfaelische Wilhelm University, Muenster, Germany (WWUM), Tohoku University of Sendai, Japan (TUS) and others. The Conference has been supported by “Gyals” Medical Center, “Oncogen” laboratory, “Materia medica” company and Mongolian Society of Infectionists.
Influenza Sentinel Surveillance Sites Training Workshop 3
The Third Training Workshop of Influenza Sentinel Surveillance Sites (ISSSs) of Mongolia was held at the NCCD, MoH, Ulaanbaatar on 26 Sept. 2013.
180 participants representing ISSSs all over the country including 20 family doctors from UB city, epidemiologists and clinical service managers from the sentinel hospitals were participated in the workshop (see, figure 1).
Figure 1. Participants of the Meeting at the front of the main building of NCCD
The Second Workshop on the development of Plan of Influenza Surveillance Sustainability
The Second Working Group Workshop on the development of Plan of Influenza Surveillance Sustainability was held at the NCCD, on 24th and 25th, April, 2013.
There were participated members of working group: Prof. P.Nymadawa, Project Director, Dr. B.Darmaa, Head, Virology Laboratory, NIC, Ch.Urtnasan, Epidemiologist, NCCD, M. B.Gantsooj, Data manager, NIC, Ms. Ch.Maitsetseg, Virologist, NIC, Dr. L.Enkhbaatar, Project outreach supervisor, Dr. N.Ulziijargal, Epidemiologist, Dornogovi province, Dr. D.Narantsetseg, Head, Health Department, Uvurkhangai province, Dr. M.Ira, Head, FGP, Bayan-Ulgii province, Dr. D.Tsevelmaa, Medical Director, Khan-uul District Hospital, Dr. D.Tuul, Head, FGP, Khan-uul district, Dr. B.Ganbold, Head, FGP, Darkhan-Uul province, Dr. N.Oyunjargal, Medical Director, Khuvsgul Province General Hospital, Dr. T.Doljinsuren, Head, FGP, Bulgan province, Dr. G.Tsetsegmaa, Head, World for Emergency Infections, NCCD, Dr. B.Otgonchimeg, Epidemiologist, NCMCH, Dr. M.Oyuntsetseg, nurse, FGP have been participated in the Workshop (Figure 1 and 2).
Also were invited to the workshop Dr. T.Rodrigez and Dr. L.Polansky, experts from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), G.Surenkhand, Acting Director, NCCD, Dr. A.Ambaselmaa, Head, Department of Infectious Disease Surveillance, Dr. R.Tuul, Head, Measles Reference Laboratory, NCCD, Dr. D.Gantulga, Head, Department of Immunization, Dr. S.Anand, Epidemiologist, NCCD, Dr. D.Narangerel, Officer, MoH, Dr. O.Ariuntuya, Technical Officer, WHO.