MediPIET in focus: The past and the future of a regional field epidemiology programme in the EU neighbourhood

16 Nov 2021

MediPIET is a regional training programme implemented under the EU Initiative on Health Security, which aims to strengthen health security in the EU as well as the EU enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) partner countries and is implemented by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). The aim of the session will be to highlight the impact the programme has had at the regional and national level and to provide strategic outlook and role of the regional FETP in strengthening health security in the EU and its neighbourhood. Speakers will also share the impact the programme has had on their personal and professional experiences.

Date: 16 November 2021

Time: 12:00- 13.00 CET 

Moderators: Anne-Sophie Lequarre and Carmen Varela Santos


  • Maria Yousef AL-Aqra, Director of International Cooperation, Ministry of Health (Palestine[1]) (approx. 7 mins)
  • Vladimir Mikic, MediPIET Alumnus Cohort 1 (Republic of North Macedonia) (approx. 7 mins)
  • Ihor Kuzin, Deputy Minister of Health and Chief State Sanitary Doctor (Ukraine) (approx. 7 mins)