Digital Transformation

About Interests and Competencies: Infodemia – Infodemic (in cooperation with the Institute for Public Health) An Infodemic is too much information including false or misleading information in digital and physical environments during a disease outbreak. It causes confusion and risk-taking behaviors that can harm health. It also leads to mistrust Continue Reading →


The project Action for Health and Equity: Addressing medical Deserts – or AHEAD – aims to reduce health inequalities by addressing the challenge of medical deserts and medical desertification in Europe. Medical deserts are isolated or depopulated areas with such significant falling numbers of medical practitioners and overall health workforce Continue Reading →

VARN2023 Bangkok

MEC Health Laboratory (HL) news: Ph.D. Stefan Mandic-Rajcevic, Head of the HL, participated in the Sabin Vaccine Institute and UNICEF, in partnership with Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance Present the Vaccination Acceptance Research Network (VARN) 2023 Conference… This meeting will be an in-person event. Conference sessions will provide a space for Continue Reading →

WHO initiates building a global curriculum for infodemic management

To develop infodemic management capacities for the future, WHO convened a technical consultation on building a global curriculum for infodemic management on 21-23 March in Belgrade, Serbia. Hosted by the School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, the consultation brought together 47 representatives of academia, public health Continue Reading →