EACS News

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

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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.

March 14, 2016

TB 2016

16-17 July 2016

 

In recognition of the need for greater attention to the global TB epidemic, the International AIDS Society (IAS) is organizing TB2016 -- A two-day conference dedicated exclusively to this infectious disease immediately preceding AIDS 2016 in Durban, South Africa. 

 

The meeting will be co-chaired by Professor Jens Lundgren, EACS Governing Board member and Director of the Centre for Health and Infectious Disease Research at University of Copenhagen, Professor Valerie Mizrahi, Director of the Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine at the University of Cape Town and Dr. Haileyesus Getahun, Coordinator at the World Health Organization. 

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March 11, 2016

ECDC/WHO Joint Meeting on HIV/AIDS Surveillance

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.

 

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. 

 

Find the programme here.

March 10, 2016

EACS Governing Board member appointed Local Co-Chair of AIDS 2018

Peter Reiss, MD, PHD, member of the EACS Governing Board and EACS immediate past president has been appointed Local Co-Chair of the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018).

 

The EACS congratulates Professor Reiss for this appointment and wishes him success in the organisation of this international conference.

 

The conference will take place in Amsterdam, the Netherlands from July 22 to 28, 2018.

Read the press release

March 2, 2016

AFRAVIH 2016 - Brussels

20-23 April 2016

 

The 8th International Francophone Conference on HIV/HEPATITIS will be held in Brussels in April 2016. This conference is an essential hub for French speakers from the developed and developing world. 

 

The EACS is pleased to collaborate with its organisers and grant ten scholarships to healthcare providers, researchers, activists and community representatives involved in HIV and hepatitis, in particular from North Africa and French-speaking African countries, to ensure that they too get the opportunity to be heard. 

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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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