EACS News

May 22, 2015

WAVE – Women Against Viruses in Europe - Promoting the Welfare of HIV Women in Europe

21 October 2015

 

WAVE’s mission is to promote the welfare of HIV positive women in Europe. WAVE will endeavour to promote equality of access to care and excellence of standards of care, and to deliver and support targeted educational programmes. Please apply here to become a WAVE member.

The EACS WAVE workshop will be held on October 21, 2015 from 13:30 to 17:00 at the 15th European AIDS Conference in Barcelona. The workshop is intended for healthcare professionals and community representatives. The course is free of charge for anyone interested.
Registration is required via www.eacs-conference2015.com.

May 22, 2015

EACS Pre-Educational Course

21 October 2015

 

The EACS Pre-Educational Course will take place on October 21, 2015 at the 15th European AIDS Conference, in Barcelona from 9:45 to 17:00.
It is intended for junior physicians managing HIV infection.
Registration is required via www.eacs-conference2015.com.

April 21, 2015

A Tribute to Professor Martin Fisher

21 APRIL 2015

It is with great sadness that we have to announce the passing of our colleague Professor Martin Fisher, leading HIV clinician and researcher based in Brighton, the United Kingdom. Through many years of prolific work, Professor Fisher established himself as a firm advocate for high standards of HIV care. He was a talented researcher and a great educator, and gave generously of his talents in many of the EACS activities, in particular as a much appreciated faculty member of the EACS Advanced HIV Course. It is difficult for us to imagine a course, a conference, another EACS event without Martin. We enjoyed his charismatic and warm personality, and will treasure the memories of the many professional and social moments we shared. He will be sorely missed.

 

Prof M. Battegay    Prof F. Mulcahy               Prof AM. Geretti

EACS President      EACS Vice-President    EACS Secretary

April 28, 2015

What is hot in HIV/AIDS in 2015?

25-28 April 2015

 

EACS session coorganised with ESCMID at the 25th ECCMID - Copenhagen, Denmark - Tuesday, 28 April 2015

- Chairs:

Linos Vandekerckhove, Ghent, Belgium 

Otelea Dan, Bucharest, Romania

- Presentations: 

European HIV testing guidelines  
Speaker: Gökengin, Deniz, Izmir, Turkey 
HIV treatment as prevention 
Speaker: Lundgren, Jens D., Copenhagen, Denmark 
Joep Lange Memorial Lecture: where are we with low cost/generic provision of antiretrovirals? 
Speaker: Camacho, Ricardo, Rotselaar, Portugal 
Modelling the end of the HIV epidemic 
Speaker: Fraser, Christophe, London, United Kingdom 

 

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April 10, 2015

EuroCoord Training Modules - Free Interactive e-learning Courses

EuroCoord is a Network of Excellence established by the largest HIV cohorts and collaborations of people living with HIV/AIDS in Europe.

EuroCoord has developed several e-learning modules, each providing an introduction to some of the tools used in HIV cohort research, including study design, data collection and manuscript writing. These modules aim to deliver current laboratory and clinical training to aid in the management of HIV-infected patients.

We offer the following 5 courses:

  • HIV Cohorts Data Exchange Protocol (HICDEP)
  • The coding causes of death in HIV (CoDe)
  • Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
  • Manuscript writing
  • Cohort studies

For more detailed information and access to the courses, please visit the EuroCoord website. For all enquiries, please email info@eurocoord.net

March 20, 2015

EACS Medical Exchange Programme

2015 APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN!

 

The European AIDS Clinicial Society is now launching its new Medical Exchange Programme. The programme is project based and runs over a period of four to twelve months in a selected EACS clinical centre in Europe.

 

Submit your application to the EACS Secretariat – info@eacsociety.org

 

Please see here for more details and for the application form.

March 20, 2015

EACS Guidelines 7.1 - Translated in 10 languages

The EACS Guidelines version 7.1 is translated in Albanian, Croatian, French, Greek, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Spanish, and Turkish.

The printed version 8.0 - October 2015 - will be available at the 15th European AIDS Conference. 

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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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16th European AIDS Conference

Online registration, abstract submission, scholarship applications, and accommodation booking are open.

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