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27 June 2013/Categories: Partnership

Associated Partners

  • Regional Health Inspection, Burgas, Bulgaria, RHI-Burgas-BG

  • Regional Health Inspection, Varna, Bulgaria, RHI-Varna-BG

  • Institute for Occupational and Maritime Medicine, ZfAM, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) and Ministry of Health and Consumer Protection, Hamburg, Germany in cooperation with the Hamburg Port Health Center, HPHC, Institute for Hygiene and Environment, Hamburg, Germany, UKE-DE (Leader for Work package 9)

  • Robert Koch-Institut, Berlin, Germany, RKI-DE

  • Laboratory of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece, UTH-EL (Leader  for Work packages 1, 2, 5, 7)

  • National School of Public Health, Athens, Greece, NSPH-EL

  • Directorate of Health, Reykjavik, Iceland, DOH-IS

  • Health Service Executive, Naas, Ireland, HSE-IE

  • Ministry of Health, Rome, Italy, MOH-IT (Leader  for Work package 3)

  • Klaipeda Public Health Centre, Klaipeda, Lithuania, KPHCLIT-LT (Co-Leader  for Work package 9)
  • National Institute of Public Health, Ljubljana, Slovenia, NIPH-SI (Leader  for Work package 8)

  • National Institute of Public Health,  Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain, ISCIII-ES (Leader  for Work package 4)

  • Association of Port Health Authorities, London, United Kingdom, APHA-UK

  •  Public Health England, Chilton, United Kingdom, PHE-UK (Leader  for Work package 6)

EU Collaborating Partners

  • Ministry of Health, Vienna, Austria

  • Federal Public Service of Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment, Brussels, Belgium

  • Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Directorate of Sanitary Inspection, Zagreb, Croatia

  • Ministry of Health, Public Health Services of the Medical and Public Health Services, Nicosia, Cyprus

  • Centre of Maritime Health and Society, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark

  • Health Board, Health Care Department, Tallinn, Estonia

  • Ministry of Labour, Employment and Health, Paris, France

  • Metropolitan Region of Thessaloniki, Region of Central Macedonia, Greece


  • Environmental Health Directorate, Port Health Services, Malta

  • Municipal Health Services Rotterdam, Rijnmond, Netherlands

  • National Center for Hygiene and Safety (LCHV), National Institute for Health and the Environment (RIVM), Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • Norwegian Directorate of Health, Oslo, Norway

  • Medical University of Gdansk, Interdepartmental Institute of Maritime and Tropical Medicine, Gdansk, Poland

  • Ministry of Health, Lisbon, Portugal

  • Ministry of Health - Department public health, Bucharest, Romania

  • Ministry of Health, social services and equality, Madrid, Spain

  • Public Health Authority of the Ministry of Transport, Bratislava, Slovakia

Non-EU Collaborations

  • Ministry of Health Directorate General of Health for Border and Coastal Areas, Turkey

  • Taiwan Centres for Disease Control, Taiwan

Advisory Board

  • Directorate General for Health and Food Safety (DG SANTE)

  • Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency (CHAFEA)

  • European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)

  • World Health Organization (WHO) 

  • Centre for Diseases Control and Prevention, Vessel Sanitation Program, USA (CDC-VSP) 


Synergies with other organisations, agencies, projects

European Union agencies and projects:

  • European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA)

  • Advanced National Networks for Administrations (AnNa) project

  • EU AIRSAN project (AIRSAN)

  • Mediterranean Programme for Intervention Epidemiology Training (MediPIET)

  • European Chemical Emergency Network project  (ECHEMNET)

International organisations

  • International Maritime Organization (IMO)

Non-EU organization  and projects

  • EUROMED countries

  • Brazilian Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA)

Maritime Industry

  • Cruise Line Industry Association (CLIA)

  • European Community Ship-owners Associations (ECSA)

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