ESCMID newsletter

December 2012

Dear Colleague,
With the advent of the New Year, ESCMID is pleased to present its activities for 2013 as well as our ongoing activities. On behalf of the Executive Committee and staff, we wish you a Happy Holiday Season and a good start into the upcoming year!

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Invasive Fungal Infections Conference - 16–18 January 2013 Places still available!

Attend the second edition of this successful conference held in beautiful Rome. Leading experts in the field will debate about microbiological aspects, pathophysiology, clinical presentations and treatment of common and emerging invasive fungal infections.

ESGAP Survey on Endocarditis Treatment - respond to survey in just 1 minute by 31 January 2013

The survey focuses on therapeutics areas of uncertainty, such as gentamicin use, oral antibiotic therapy, first-line treatment of MRSA and E. faecalis endocarditis.

Prevention and Clinical Management of HAIs in "Real" Life Register by 15 Jan and save

This workshop offers interactive sessions on HAI prevention, diagnosis and treatment with particular emphasis on infection control during routine clinical practice.



Register for the ECCMID 2013 in Berlin by 9 January and save

If you register by 9 January 2013, you can benefit from reduced registration fees and save even more by signing up for membership. Don't miss your chance to attend the European event of the year in CM and ID!

3518 abstracts submitted for ECCMID 2013, Berlin

The forecast looks good for ECCMID 2013. We are putting together an excellent mix of posters, meet-the-expert sessions, symposia, workshops and more. 


Employment Opportunity

New job opportunities on the ESCMID job platform

IHMA Europe, Epalinges, Switzerland
Training position for a microbiology trainee


CM/ID world news

India's medical societies declare war on AMR

The medical societies of India have published a a ”A roadmap to tackle the challenge of antimicrobial resistance” in the "Chennai Declaration". ESCMID applauds their concerted efforts to combat the problem.

Best regards,
Your ESCMID Communications Editors


What's up at ESCMID

16 - 18 January 2013
Rome, Italy

ESCMID Conference
2nd ESCMID Conference on Invasive Fungal Infections

25 - 27 February 2013
Geneva, Switzerland

ESCMID Postgraduate Technical Workshop
Prevention and Clinical Management of Healthcare-Associated Infections in ‘Real’ Life – a Patient-Centered Perspective

22 - 24 March 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

ESCMID Conference
2nd ESCMID Conference on The Impact of Vaccines on Public Health

23 - 24 March 2013
Limassol, Cyprus

ESCMID Postgraduate Course
Endemic and Emerging Infectious Diseases in the Mediterranean Countries

25 - 26 April 2013
Zeuthen near Berlin, Germany

ESCMID Postgraduate Course
Antimicrobial stewardship in hospitals

27 - 30 April 2013
Berlin, Germany

Event of the year 2013
23rd ECCMID Berlin

24 - 25 May 2013
Madrid, Spain

ESCMID Postgraduate Course
Educational Programme on Transplant Infectious Diseases

27 - 29 May 2013
Paris, France

ESCMID Postgraduate Course
Gaining Expertise on Mycobacterial Infections

30 - 31 May 2013
Rome, Italy

ESCMID Postgraduate Course
Infections in the Elderly: Prevention and Management

31 May - 1 June 2013
Nafplio, Greece

ESCMID Postgraduate Course
Hot Topics on Infections in the Critically Ill Patient

17 - 21 June 2013
Porto, Portugal
ESCMID Postgraduate Technical Workshop
Technical Workshop for Basic and Clinical Parasitology

20 - 22 June 2013
Sibiu, Romania

ESCMID Postgraduate Course
Antifungal Resistance and Its Challenges in the Management of Invasive Fungal Infections

More ESCMID events

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