The European Society For Paediatric Infectious Diseases

ESPID promotes excellence in paediatric infectious diseases and child health.

Our community forms the basis for European investigators interested in infectious diseases in children and infection prevention in childhood.

We invite you to join our community and change the lives of children!

Get Active in ESPID

Build your career, take your research to the next level and improve your clinical practice throughout the year with these ESPID opportunities.

Annual Meeting

Get inspired, build your network, make a difference!

The ESPID Annual Meeting is your meeting to update your knowledge and advance the community's. We invite you to attend and take an active role.


Learn from the experts by re-watching the lectures from the Annual ESPID Meeting.

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Online Courses

Learn in depth about antibiotic management, childhood vaccinations and more.

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Case Rounds

Enhance your diagnostic skills for clinically challenging infection cases.

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The Quiz

Stay up-to-date with articles of interest in infectious diseases.

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ESPID Education

This is your one stop educational website on Paediatric Infectious Diseases. And it's free for members!

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Access the Research Network

ESPID's PID research network is a way to find peers with similar research interests. Add yourself to the network by editing your member profile.

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Latest News

Scientific Discussion meeting on the indirect effects of cytomegalovirus from mechanisms to clinical significance

 On 14 – 15 October 2024, a scientific discussion meeting will be held at the Royal Society in London, on the topic of cytomegalovirus (CMV).

This meeting will be led by Dr Tom Yates and Dr Helen Payne, from the Department of Infectious Disease at Imperial College London.

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common virus. The indirect effects of this virus include a statistical excess of cardiovascular disease and non-CMV infections, seen in people with CMV.

This meeting will bring together laboratory scientists, paediatric and adult clinical academics, epidemiologists and trialists.

Speakers and participants will discuss the latest research on the indirect effects of cytomegalovirus, from mechanisms to clinical significance.

There will be a poster session on Monday 14 October 2024. Attendees can apply to present a poster.

This meeting is free to attend and is intended for researchers in relevant fields. Advance registration is essential. In-person and online attendance is available.

More information about the speakers, programme and how to register for this meeting can be found on the Royal Society website.

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10th Congress of the European Academy of Paediatric Societies, EAPS 2024

 The European Academy of Paediatrics (EAP) and the European Society for Paediatric Research (ESPR) are honoured to invite you all to the 10th Congress of the European Academy of Paediatric Societies, EAPS 2024, 

17-20 October 2024 in Vienna, Austria: Harmony between cutting edge science and clinical care.
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Date: 16 - 19 October 2024

Venue: Los Angeles, CA. LACC (Los Angeles Convention Center)

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17th Paediatric Infectious Diseases Teaching Course - Brasov 2024

Date: 14 - 16 November 2024

Venue: AULA Universităţii Transilvania Braşov, Str Iuliu Maniu 41A, Brasov and Online

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ESPID Membership

Amazing benefits such as Meeting discounts, online learning and journal access.