EACS News

September 12, 2016

EACS Guidelines - Version 8.1

22 October 2016

 

A new revised edition of the EACS Guidelines electronic version will be released on October 22, 2016. It is available online at the EACS website and as a free App for download with iOS and Android. The EACS Guidelines v8.1 will be available in eight languages.

 

The aim of the EACS Guidelines is to provide easily accessible recommendations to clinicians centrally involved in the care of HIV positive persons.

September 12, 2016

2016 EACS General Assembly

24 October 2016

 

Dear EACS members,

 

The EACS General Assembly will be held during the HIV Glasgow Conference. EACS members are invited to attend this event on Monday 24 October, 2016 from 12:30 to 13:30, local time, in the Morar Room.

 

The agenda is as follows:

1. Welcome, approval agenda and the minutes of the last General Assembly

Manuel Battegay, EACS President

2. 2015-2016 President’s Report

Manuel Battegay, EACS President

3. EACS Elections

Manuel Battegay, EACS President

4. 2015-2016 Financial Report – 2017 Budget

Nathan Clumeck, EACS Treasurer

 

Ordinary members may attend general assemblies but only in a consultative capacity. 

September 12, 2016

HIV Drug Therapy - Glasgow 2016

23-26 October 2016

 

The Glasgow Conference will be held on October 23-26, 2016.

It collaborates with EACS to organize a session on Critical issues in Eastern and Central Europe including MDR TB and Hepatitis Co-infection. It will be co-chaired by Prof. Battegay and Dr. Oprea and will take place on October 25 from 15:30-17:00.

More information about the conference and the Scientific Programme

July 28, 2016

European HIV-Hepatitis Testing Week

18-25 November 2016

 

Today, at least one in three of the 2.5 million people living with HIV in Europe are unaware that they are HIV positive. Half of those living with HIV are diagnosed late – which delays access to treatment. Hepatitis B and C are common among people at risk of and living with HIV. 

 

Now in its fourth year and the second time hepatitis testing has been included, European HIV-Hepatitis Testing Week will take place from 18-25 November 2016.

Visit the European HIV-Hepatitis Testing Week official website

May 25, 2016

EACS at ISHEID 2016

25-27 May 2016

 

The EACS is attending ISHEID 2016, taking place in Marseille, France from 25-27 May 2016. 

 

Come and visit us on our booth (no. 12) in the exhibition area ! 

 

May 25, 2016

ECDC/WHO Joint Meeting on HIV/AIDS Surveillance - Meeting Report

10-11 March 2016

 

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) held a joint meeting on HIV/AIDS Surveillance from March 10-11, 2016 in Bratislava, Slovakia.

 

The Meeting Reports have now been published and can be access through the following links: 

EU/EEA Network for STI Epidemiology and HIV Epidemiology

March 9, 2016

ECDC/WHO Joint Meeting on HIV/AIDS Surveillance

March 10-11, 2016

 

EACS President, Prof Manuel Battegay, and EACS Governing Board member, Prof Jens Lundgren, were keynote speakers at the meeting. Prof Battegay's lecture was on increasing collaboration of health authorities with clinicians and how to reach better public health data for HIV and how to support clinicians in their work. Prof Lundgren gave a lecture on how HIV testing has changed during the last decade and how surveillance should adapt to measure testing trends. 

April 5, 2016

EACS Medical Exchange Programme – Applications open

1 April - 15 June 2016

 

The programme projects run over a period of 4 to 12 months in an EACS clinical centre in Europe.

 

Applications are now open!
Deadline: June 15, 2016

Learn more

March 23, 2016

HIV Drug Interactions Website – Important news for website and app users

The Liverpool Drug Interactions Group at the University of Liverpool has re-launched their HIV Drug Interactions website. The website is accessible via the same URL (http://www.hiv-druginteractions.org/) as before and features several innovations and improvements including:

  • Improved design and navigation for desktops, tablets and mobile devices
  • Quicker access to drug interactions data

 

APP USERS –All users of the  HIV iChart app must upgrade to the latest version of the app in order to enable continued access to the most up-to-date drug information.

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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 8.0 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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