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22 November 2022

World Antimicrobial Awareness

Week 2022

ESCMID is proud to take part in WAAW, a global campaign to raise awareness for antimicrobial resistance and make efforts to prevent further spread of this growing crisis.


You can read on ESCMID’s activities on our website including information on our special open-access webinar taking place at 17:00 -18:30 CET titled “Enhancing antimicrobial stewardship and infection control for the prevention of AMR”. This free virtual event will feature 5 talks from experts across the globe focusing on antimicrobial stewardship (AMS).


23 November 2022 | Deadline

CMI Readership survey closes


30 November 2022 | Deadline

Voting closes for the TAE Steering Committee elections


30 November 2022 | Deadline

ECCMID 2023 Regular Abstract submission closes

ECCMID 2023 Selective Pressure Quiz Questions

You can be a part of the ECCMID programme by submitting your quiz questions to be used in the new “Selective Pressure” session. We are looking for short (10 word) questions on CM/ID topics with simple answers to be used in the rapid-fire portion of the competition. All members of the community are encouraged to submit questions through until the end of the year.

Cast your votes for the TAE Steering committee elections

The voting phase to elect 3 new members of the TAE Steering Committee will close on November 30 and is open to all young scientist members. Take your part in choosing who will represent the interest of young doctors and scientist within ESCMID.

ECCMID Abstract submission

Don’t forget to submit your original research abstracts to be included in the ECCMID 2023 programme. Every year, ECCMID accepts hundreds of abstracts in the form of oral or poster presentations, after expert review. We also offer a number of grants for abstract presenters and submitters which can be applied for during submission. Abstract submission closes on November 30th.

ESCMID online course on AMS in LMICs

Registration for individual courses within the ESCMID AMS Certificate programme. It is important to promote the topics of WAAW throughout the year. Feel free to register now for topical courses like “Antimicrobial stewardship in low and middle-income countries”. This online course takes place from 23-25 January 2023.

Diagnostic accuracy of SARS-CoV-2 rapid antigen self-tests in asymptomatic individuals in the Omicron period

CMI readership survey closing tomorrow

The European Medicines Agency has published for public consultation a concept paper on platform trials.

ESCMID has created a new Mastodon account. Feel free to follow us there!

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