EAAD-related ECDC meeting

On November, 15th, ECDC organized an EAAD-related meeting in Brussels, Belgium.

Find herewith the agenda of the meeting:

  • Press briefing – 08:00 to 8:45
    • Press briefing with Dr Vytenis Andriukaitis and Dr Andrea Ammon. Only for selected journalists.
  • Welcome start of the event – 9:00 to 9:10
    • Dr Andrea Ammon, ECDC Director
  • Opening – 09:10 to 09:20
    • Ms Kate Kelland, moderator
  • Keynote speech – 09:20 to 09:35
    • Dr Vytenis Andriukaitis, Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, European Commission
  • Q&A and interventions from stakeholders – 09:35 to 10:45
  • Coffee break – 10:45 to 11:00
  • Panel: European action and current situation – 11:00 to 12:00
    • Dr Andrea Ammon, Director, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control: antimicrobial resistance in Europe – no time for complacency.
    • Dr Nedret Emiroglu, Director Programme Manager, World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe: Global Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance and the World Antibiotic Awareness Week.
    • Ms Francesca Colombo, Head of Health Division, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development: stemming the superbug tide – just a few dollars more.
    • Dr Cornelius Schmaltz, Head of Unit – DG Research and Innovation, European Commission: EU investment in the development of new tools & solutions to tackle antibiotic resistance.
    • Ms Nicola Holsten, DG Agriculture and Rural Development, European Commission: the common agriculture policy and antimicrobial resistance.
    • Prof Marie-Cécile Ploy, Joint Action on Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare-associated Infections (EU-JAMRAI): EU countries’ commitment to keep antibiotics working.
  • Q&A and interventions from stakeholders – 12:00 to 12:50
  • Final remarks – 12:50 to 13:00



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