EACS News

May 15, 2019

International Symposium on HIV and Neuropsychiatry

14-15 June 2019

 

The 12th edition of the International Symposium on HIV and Neuropsychiatry will take place in Barcelona on 14-15 June 2019.
This Symposium is aimed at those health professionals who have healthcare or scientific interest in promoting health neuropsychological of the HIV-infected patients. It has an eminently practical character designed to the detection and management of the more frequent problems such as depression or neurocognitive deterioration, the knowledge of the neuropsychological effects of the antiretrovirals and adverse effects of psycho medicines and the consideration of the more outstanding interactions between both groups of medicines.

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May 7, 2019

CAHR HCP Travel Awards Competition

The Canadian Association for HIV Research (CAHR) is the leading organization of HIV/AIDS researchers in Canada. As an integral element of its mandate, CAHR works to promote education and the development of researchers. As part of this effort, and with the generous support of ViiV Healthcare, CAHR will be offering travel awards for Canadian health care professionals (HCPs) – working in the realm of HIV – to attend the 17th European AIDS Conference.

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April 23, 2019

17th European AIDS Conference - Plenaries line-up

7-8 November 2019

 

We invite you to join the 17th European AIDS Conference plenary lectures! (Basel, Switzerland - 7-8 November 2019 - 8:30-9:30)

 

The latent HIV-1 reservoir, Matthieu Perreau, Switzerland

New drugs - Who would need them?,Chloe Orkin, United Kingdom

Precision medicine in HIV, Amalio Telenti, United States

Whole genome sequencing for tuberculosis treatment and control: A game changer?, Iñaki Comas, Spain

 

Read the lecture synopses: https://bit.ly/2IAEMri

April 12, 2019

Clinical cases on drug-drug interactions in people living with HIV

www.clinicalcasesDDIs.com will be launched mid-May.

 

Use of multiple drugs in addition to antiretroviral treatment (polypharmacy) is getting increasingly common in people living with HIV (PLWH). This is partly due to aging and co-morbidities, but also to the use of other substances that may be included in alternative treatments, supplements, steroids, recreational drugs, etc. 

 

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April 9, 2019

17th European AIDS Conference - 90-90-90 in action!

6 November 2019

 

The 17th European AIDS Conference will be launched at the opening ceremony taking place at the Congress Center Basel on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 from 17:15-18:45. We are delighted to announce the keynote speakers and the topics which will set the tone of the Conference. Read more

April 2, 2019

Tackling HIV and co-infections in Europe: towards common standards

The EACS Standard of Care meeting final report has been published.

Eastern Europe continues to have one of the few HIV epidemics in the world where HIV incidence is still not decreasing, with significant challenges to achieving linkage to care, a meeting by the European AIDS Clinical Society (EACS) in Bucharest, Romania heard.

Despite the huge disparities in care that were highlighted, the Standard of Care for HIV and Coinfections in Europe 2019 meeting featured discussions that will form the basis of a European-wide exercise to audit HIV centres to a common standard.

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April 2, 2019

17th European AIDS Conference - Sign up early!

Online registration, abstract and clinical cases submission and scholarship applications for the 17th European AIDS Conference are now open. 

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March 11, 2019

Spring European Testing Week

17-24 May 2019

 

The second Spring European Testing Week will take place on 17-24 May 2019. European Testing Week is a European campaign that encourages partner organisations - in community, health care and policy institutions - throughout Europe to unite for one week (during Spring and Autumn) to increase testing efforts and promote awareness on the benefits of earlier hepatitis and HIV testing. This initiative has progressed since its start in 2013 and has grown to be a widely recognised European event with hundreds of organisations participating every year.
To read more about European Testing Week and to register to participate, visit https://bit.ly/2U2C2oQ
To find your nearest testing centre, use the European Test Finder here: www.aidsmap.com/european-test-finder

 

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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 9.0 and the app are available for free on

Apple Store and Google Play Store

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17th European AIDS Conference

November 6-9, 2019 Basel, Switzerland

Conference website