Mission & Objectives

  • To create an interdisciplinary platform for collaboration of clinical microbiologists, infectious diseases epidemiologists and infectious diseases clinicians on public health issues;
  • To provide information and training about the principles of microbiology, epidemiology and public health practice toward the detection, surveillance, investigation, and control of microbial diseases;
  • To increase awareness of the crucial role of public health microbiology in infectious disease control in outbreak detecting, emerging infections, treatment failures, in addition to strengthening laboratory capacity on a global level;
  • To create a platform for public health microbiology trainees to present their public health research results to clinical microbiologists/ infectious diseases specialist and other affiliated disciplines;
  • To improve the transfer of knowledge between different countries in Europe regarding new methods and insights in public health microbiology.