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WEEKLY NEWS

Dear Colleagues,

See our website for upcoming registration and attendance grant deadlines for parasitic infections workshop and implant-associated infections course and other news.

Best regards, Your ESCMID Communications Editors

 

ESCMID supports today’s European Antibiotic Awareness Day - EAAD

ESCMID would like to recognise the EAAD by highlighting the outcome of the recently held ESCMID Conference on Reviving Old Antibiotics. All information related to antimicrobial resistance is summarised on our Fighting Resistance page.

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ECCMID Travel Grant deadline: 15 November

ESCMID Young Scientists Members who have submitted an abstract for ECCMID 2015 may apply.

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Articles in press are now available for our journals, CMI & NMNI

To take advantage of this innovation, please click on the respective links:
Link to CMI website
Link to NMNI website

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Summary 'Meeting with health and other professions likely to enter into contact with Ebola patients'

During the meeting held in Luxembourg on 13 November 2014 specialists from different fields such as nursing, general practice and pharmacy addressed an array of issues. A follow-up meeting is planned.

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New ESCMID Executive Director

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Judith Zimmermann as the ESCMID Executive Director as per 01.11.2014. She will use her extensive experience in corporate management to lead ESCMID on an operational level and to support the Executive Committee strategically.

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ESCMID Representatives spoke at EU Ministerial Conference “Health in the Mediterranean”

With other top experts, Murat Akova, ESCMID President and Mario Poljak, ESCMID President-elect, discussed issues impacting public health where cooperation between the EU and other countries around the Mediterranean is important.

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ESCMID members submitted a record 169 research projects

The quality of the proposed projects is outstanding, and currently some 240 peer-reviewers are busy evaluating them. We look forward to supporting the selected projects. Applicants will be informed by the end of February of the outcome.

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ESCMID supports today’s European Antibiotic Awareness Day - EAAD

ESCMID would like to recognise the EAAD by highlighting the outcome of the recently held ESCMID Conference on Reviving Old Antibiotics. All information related to antimicrobial resistance is summarised on our Fighting Resistance page.

› Read more
 

Open Letter of ESCMID to urge Europe to harmonise Ebola infection control protocols

Besides reinforcing its efforts to successfully fight Ebola in the countries, where the epidemic is raging, Europe also needs to commit the ECDC to harmonise infection control protocols and requirements within Europe. The recently founded European Committee for Infection Control (EUCIC) of ESCMID is ready to help.

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ESCMID Representatives spoke at EU Ministerial Conference “Health in the Mediterranean”

With other top experts, Murat Akova, ESCMID President and Mario Poljak, ESCMID President-elect, discussed issues impacting public health where cooperation between the EU and other countries around the Mediterranean is important.

› Read more
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