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38th Annual ESPID Meeting

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New ESCMID Guidelines Projects 2020

ESCMID have opened the call for new ESCMID guidelines projects 2020.

Proposals for clinical practice guidelines projects in the following topics will be considered:
1. Diagnosis and treatment of Community Acquired Pneumonia;
2. Diagnosis and treatment of Brain Abscess management;
3. Update of the
2014 ESCMID guideline of prevention of infections due to MDR-GN.

This call is open to ESCMID study groups and individual ESCMID members, but proposals submitted with other scientific societies are encouraged.The deadline for proposals submission is 01/11/2020.
For more information click here. If you have questions please email: guidancedocuments@escmid.org.

EAP COVID-19 Resource Centre

The European Academy of Paediatrics invite you to share the resources they have put together during the pandemic, and to visit their Resource Centre. This includes a number of elements which youmayht find interesting and helpful:

·         Links to the weekly webinars that we have run over the last 2 months addressing a range of practical, academic and psychological aspects of the crisis

·         Daily blogs and updates with links to helpful sites and breaking news

·         A ‘Children’s Corner’ with advice on activities and links to useful resources for families

        ·         Links to national guidelines and documents 

COVID-19 Content Available to View Now

The following resources are available to view. If you are interested in any of the topics listed below please click the link to access athe content.

PIDJ Special COVID-19 Collection 

Covid-19 Resources & Tools site 

Clinical Effectiveness COVID-19 

Antibiotic Management Online Course

We are very pleased to announce that the ESPID Antibiotic Management course is now live.

To do the course, log in to the ESPID website and go to the online courses section of ESPID Education. You can commence the course immediately and complete it at your own pace.

The course allows direct discussion with other participants, the course director or the module authors. This provides a platform for lively forum discussions making learning more fun. 
All the modules have excellent information on the subjects and have been written by renown paediatric infectious diseases experts in the field. And the course is free for ESPID members! 

New Partnership with European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID)

We are pleased to announce that the European Society of Paediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID) and European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID) have signed a memorandum of understanding for the future partnership of the two societies with the aim of fostering collaborative relationships to strengthen practice, education and advocacy for paediatric infectious diseases.

ESPID Podcast - Conversations on Paediatric Infectious Diseases

As part of our new 4-part podcast series, ESPID brings you leaders in paediatric infectious diseases, discussing their experiences, viewpoints and more.

Click here to listen to the latest Podcast


A new European Syllabus in Paediatric Infectious Diseases was approved by UEMS

To view the 2018 syllabus click here: 2018 European Syllabus in Paediatric Infectious Diseases

Primary Vaccination Coverage in the USA

 Article about Primary Vaccination Coverage in the USA by Peter Hotez as Published in the New York Times 

 Click here to view the article: https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/02/08/opinion/how-the-anti-vaxxers-are-winning.html?mwrsm=Facebook&_r=0&referer=http://m.facebook.com

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