European Scientific Conference on Applied Infectious Disease Epidemiology 2018

Event
21 Nov 2018 - 23 Nov 2018
Saint Julian's, Malta
ECDC

The European Scientific Conference on Applied Infectious Disease Epidemiology (ESCAIDE) is an annual three-day scientific conference, open to the wider communicable disease surveillance community.

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ESCAIDE gathers over 500 professionals across all fields related to applied epidemiology, to share their scientific knowledge and experience in the field of communicable disease surveillance, prevention and control.

This year's event features a keynote address on "New diseases in the ‘Old World’: Perspectives on pathogen emergence and capacity to respond in Africa and beyond”, delivered by Dr. John Nkengasong, Director of the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, and Prof. Christian Drosten, Head of the Institute of Virology, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin. 

In 2018, the conference will be held in Saint Julian’s, Malta. Online registration closes on 15 November, with possibility for late registration onsite. Find more information below: 

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