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ESCMID Postgraduate Education Course

ESCMID/ASID Course on Infectious Diseases in Pregnant Women, Fetuses and Newborns

Co-organised by ESGCP, ESCMID and the Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases (ASID)

14 – 16 September 2018, Sydney, Australia

 

This course will provide updated information in aninterdisciplinary setting on: epidemiology and burden of infectious diseases in pregnancy and newborns; pathogenesis of maternal, fetal and neonatal infections; pre- and post-natal counselling for women regarding perinatal infections; collaborative diagnostic and clinical pathways for management of infections in pregnant women and newborns; prevention and therapy of vertically transmitted infections.

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ESCMID Postgraduate Education Course

Workshop on Migrants’ Health

Co-organised by ESGCP, ESGVH, ESGEM, ESGMYC, the Ministry of Health of Oman, the ESCMID Task Force for Emerging Infections (EITaF), WHO EMRO, ECDC

8 – 10 March 2018 Muscat, Oman

Course Objectives: to highlight the initiatives for monitoring migrants’ health, prevent and control infectious diseases in migrants in GCC and EMRO; to discuss the impact of migrants on the health systems of the hosting countries especially for vaccine preventable diseases, importation of communicable diseases and AMR; to present the ways to enhance GCC / EMRO preparedness for infectious diseases in migrants during peace and conflict; to highlight the importance of intergovernmental and international organizations collaboration required to address migrants’ health needs in GCC / EMRO; to discuss the role and impact of migrants on the elimination programs for TB, malaria, HIV and hepatitis B and C viruses, and what strategies countries can follow to address the challenge; to discuss the ways on how countries can establish surveillance and integrated research for migrants’ health

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Course material in the ESCMID eLibrary

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