EACS News

February 3, 2017

EACS HIV Summer School 2017 – Applications are open!

The applications for the EACS HIV Summer School are now open. The course will take place from September 7 to 11, 2017 in the South of France.

 

This 5-day residential course is designed for clinicians experienced in HIV management who want an update on the current issues in all aspects of HIV Medicine and clinical research. It will be delivered by an experienced faculty. A maximum of 70 participants can be enrolled.

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December 14, 2016

European Young Investigators – YING

16 December 2016

 

On December 16, 2016, EACS holds its first biennial European Young Investigators Conference – YING at the prestigious Royal Academies for Science and Arts of Belgium. It is an exciting new educational project led by Prof Nathan Clumeck. It aims to foster deeper and more frequent exchanges among young HIV experts across Europe.

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December 14, 2016

Standard of Care for HIV & Coinfections in Europe

16-17 November 2016

 

On November 16-17, 2016, the EACS Policy Working Group organized the biennial Standard of Care for HIV and Coinfections in Europe meeting in Brussels. It aims to convene not only healthcare professionals and clinicians from across Europe active in the fight against HIV and coinfections but also stakeholders/partners and the community.

 

Main topics:

- Adherence to guidelines for treatment initiation and treatment monitoring and outcomes

- Retention in care

- Tuberculosis

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December 14, 2016

Women against viruses in Europe – WAVE

16 November 2016

 

On November 16, 2016, the WAVE group held a one-day workshop in Brussels, Belgium involving participants from across Europe, Canada, and the wider community. The aim is to develop recommendations in relation to the care of HIV-positive women.

- Standards of care on access, engagement, and retention into care

- Standards of care on monitoring, antiretroviral therapy, and management of co-morbidities

- Treatment Guidelines

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December 1, 2016

Message from the President

Dear members,

 

It is with great pleasure that I take over the role as President of EACS this month. I do so in the knowledge that EACS has gone from strength to strength under the excellent stewardship of Prof Manuel Battegay over the last 4 years. There are now currently excellent governing structures in place and EACS has developed numerous collaborative links with other societies.

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November 30, 2016

World AIDS Day

1 December 2016

 

Each year World AIDS Day is on December 1st. It is the opportunity to remind us that the European AIDS Clinical Society’s mission is to promote excellence in standards of care, research and education in HIV infection and related co-infections, and to actively engage in the formulation of public health policy, with the aim of reducing HIV disease burden across Europe.

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November 29, 2016

HepHIV 2017

January 31 - February 2

 

HepHIV 2017 Conference: HIV and Viral Hepatitis: Challenges of Timely Testing and Care will take place in Malta from 31 January to 2 February 2017. The overall aim is to further improve HIV and viral hepatitis testing and treatment by engaging stakeholders within the two fields and to stimulate exchange of experiences and best practice as well as presenting the latest evidence within the field of testing and linkage to care for HIV and viral hepatitis.

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November 25, 2016

9th IAS Conference on HIV Science

23-26 July 2017

 

The 9th IAS Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2017) will take place on 23-26 July 2017 at the Palais des Congrès in Paris, France. This biennial gathering is the largest open scientific conference on HIV and AIDS related issues - bringing together a broad cross-section of more than 6,000 professionals from around the world to meet and examine the latest scientific developments in HIV-related research with a focus on moving science into practice and policy. Registration opens on Thursday, 1 December 2016 at www.ias2017.org

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Educational Programme

Training and educating the next generation of clinicians and researchers is an EACS core activity.

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EACS Treatment Guidelines updated

The EACS Treatment Guidelines 8.1 and the app are available for free on

Apple Store and Google Play Store

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15th European AIDS Conference

The webcasts from the 15th European AIDS Conference are now available

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