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13 February 2024

Pre-ECCMID high-level event on global AMR strategy

After the impactful event of 2023, ESCMID and the Global Leaders Group (GLG) on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) will again co-host, one day before ECCMID 2024, a high-level symposium to bridge the gap between science and policy and to delve into strategic AMR issues. The GLG symposium will be preceded by an ESCMID session on the importance of diagnostics in AMR. This event is free of charge!

To enjoy the congress afterwards, you still have time to save on the ECCMID registration fee with Early Bird rates until tomorrow! Register here for ECCMID 2024


14 February 2024 | Deadline

ECCMID 2024 Early Bird Registration


14 February 2024 | Deadline

Groups registration for Selective Pressure


14 February 2024 | Deadline

Late-breaking abstracts submission


29 February 2024 | Deadline

EUCIC Infection Prevention and Control Certificate

ESCMID Women in Science Day 2024

The International Day of Women and Girls in Science is an annual observance adopted by the United Nations General Assembly to promote the full and equal access and participation of women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. This year ESCMID caught up with some of the prominent female figures in our community, including award winners and Study Group leaders as well as upcoming Executive Committee members and our President Annelies Zinkernagel.

Congratulations to the winners of the ESCMID awards 2024

Check out the amazing winners of our ESCMID awards, which acknowledge excellence and outstanding innovation by researchers, clinicians and others contributing to the progression of CM & ID.
The awardees will give lectures on their achievements at ECCMID 2024.

Last 24 hours to submit late-breaking abstracts and create your group for the Selective Pressure quiz show

Only 24 hours left for you to fulfil these two tasks:

  • Submission of late-breaking abstracts pertaining to new, unpublished data on new drugs and vaccines, clinical trials, new and emerging pathogens, outbreaks and public health emergencies
Submit your abstract here

  • Create your 4-people group to compete in the Selective Pressure quiz show, and interactive and education sessions, with the chance to win prizes.
Create your group here

Register for this ESCMID online course until 12 March 2024

The course will focus on helping the antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) provider to recognise the problems that must be addressed in LTCFs and to solve them by organising appropriate structures, interventions and monitoring.

Update your knowledge about leprosy with this ESCMID education course!

With this course, participants will

  • learn more and celebrate the discovery of the leprosy bacillus 150 years ago by Dr Armauer Hansen in Bergen, leading to a better understanding of the transmission of this old disease and how we may interrupt it with new tools
  • update their knowledge about leprosy, a disease now considered as a neglected tropical disease, but which is still seen throughout the world.

Risk of cardiac conduction disorders, and pacemaker implantations among individuals tested for serum Borrelia burgdorferi antibodies, a nationwide, matched, population-based cohort study

ECRAID Course on Respiratory Infections. 29-31 July 2024 | Porto, Portugal. Grant applications for ESCMID Members are open!

Open letter to all world leaders in the need to reach a pandemic accord

Check out the new format of the ESCMID Networking Corner at ECCMID 2024

Aeschenvorstadt 55
4051 Basel

Phone +41 61 508 0150


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