Päivitetty 22.02.2024

Work packages

The Joint Action consists of work packages (WPs) covering core public health capacities within the International Health Regulations (2005) framework – IHR core capacity, Preparedness, Laboratories, Training and exercises, Chemical threats and Clinical management.

Support is provided to WPs for Coordination, Communication and Dissemination, Evaluation, and Sustainability.


Read more on their individual pages.

Coordination WP1

Communication and dissemination WP2

Evaluation of the action WP3

Integration in National Policies and Sustainability WP4

IHR core capacity strengthening and assessment WP5

Preparedness and Response planning WP6

Laboratory preparedness and responsiveness WP7

Training and local exercises, exchange of working practices WP8

Chemical safety and chemical threats WP9

Case management and infection prevention and control preparedness WP10

Work package Lead Organisations and contacts

WP NumberWP TitleOrganisationWP LeadLead Contacts
WP1CoordinationTHL, FinlandFinnish Institute for Health and WelfareAnna Katz sharp(at)thl.fi
WP2Communication and disseminationPHW, UKPublic Health WalesGiri Shankar sharp(at)communications.wales.nhs.uk
WP3Evaluation of the actionNPHO, GreeceNational Public Health Organization (EODY)Eleonora Hadjipaschali, e.chatzipaschali(at)eody.gov.gr
WP4Integration in national policies and sustainabilityMOH-FR, FranceMinistry of SolidarityFrancois Esmyot, francois.esmyot(at)sante.gouv.fr
WP5IHR core capacity strengthening and assessmentFOHM, SwedenPublic Health Agency of SwedenSara Bengtsson sara.bengtsson(at)folkhalsomyndigheten.se  
WP6Preparedness and Response planningRIVM, NetherlandsNational Institute for Public Health and the Environment, The Centre for Communicable Disease ControlBettie Voordouw sharp(at)rivm.nl
WP7Laboratory preparedness and responsivenessRKI, GermanyRobert Koch Institute  Roland Grunow and Daniela Jacob emerge-coordination(at)rki.de  
WP8Training and local exercises, exchange of working practicesIPHS, SerbiaInstitute of Public Health Republic of SerbiaMilena Vasic milena_vasic(at)batut.org.rs
WP9Chemical safety and chemical threatsUKHSA, United KingdomUK Health Security AgencyTom Gaulton, Tom.Gaulton (at) phe.gov.uk
WP10Case management and infection prevention and control preparednessINMI, ItalyThe National Institute for Infectious Diseases “L. Spallanzani”Francesco Vairo, Francesco.vairo(at)inmi.it