Healthcare Infection Society (HIS) Conference 2014
The ninth Healthcare Infection Society (HIS) International Conference was a three-day conference focussing on infection prevention and control, organised by the HIS in collaboration with the French Society of Hospital Hygiene (SF2H).
The conference programme covered a range of key topics such as epidemiology, surveillance, information technology in infection prevention and control, decontamination, blood borne viruses, antimicrobial resistance and rapid diagnostic methods.
As part of the conference, ECDC was convening a session on ‘New Directions for HAI surveillance, prevention and control in Europe’ with the following presentations:
- No HAI surveillance without validation!
- Harmonising and supporting infection control training in Europe
- Infection prevention and control indicators: Now part of EU surveillance
On 18 November (European Antibiotic Awareness Day – EAAD), the chairman of the EAAD Technical Advisory Committee, Prof. H. Goossens, gave a presentation on ‘Past and future initiatives of the European Antibiotic Awareness Day’.
A late breaker session - presenting the challenges faced in the management and control of the current Ebola virus disease epidemic - was added to the programme.
European Scientific Conference on Applied Infectious Disease Epidemiology 2018
21 Nov 2018 to 23 Nov 2018 - 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.
World AIDS Day 2019 - Taking a closer look: HIV in women in Europe
1 Dec 2019 to 1 Dec 2019 - Around the globe, more women than men live with HIV. Does the same apply to Europe? We will take a closer look at trends and risk factors for HIV among women.
ECDC holds the annual Observership programme for ESCMID, EUCIC and ESCV members
2 Sep 2019 to 6 Sep 2019 - As every year, ECDC organised a week-long programme for observers from the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID), the European Committee on Infection Control (EUCIC) and the European Society for Clinical Virology (ESCV) from 2 to 6 September 2019.