On the 18-19th November 2019, the first EECA INTERACT Workshop 2019 will take place in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

EECA INTERACT 2019 is the first workshop on HIV, Hepatitis C and Tuberculosis in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

EECA INTERACT 2019 will bring scientists, clinicians, members of civil society, and government officials together to tackle topics facing individual countries while building capacity and strengthening research and clinical networks.
The workshop will address topics that are specifically relevant to EECA and will dive deeply into particularities of both Central Asia and the host country, Kazakhstan, showcasing successes, remaining challenges, and responses.

The workshop objectives are

  1. To provide cutting-edge knowledge in the fields of epidemiology (modelling), treatment, pathogenesis, and prevention of HIV, TB, and viral hepatitis as well as chronic conditions;
  2. To exchange ideas on providing and supporting HIV testing services and clinical care provision to adults, adolescents, and children living with HIV to achieve 90-90-90 goals;
  3. To foster new research interactions among leading investigators and those who represent the potential future scientific leadership for health care and research in the region;
  4. To build research and clinical capacity across EECA.

We invite researchers from EECA to submit their abstracts in the workshop. Selected abstracts will get free registration. Please find here more information.
Interested parties who do not have abstracts, but also wish to attend the event, can fill in an application form that will be considered by the committee. Please find here more information.

The deadline for all applications is September 20, 2019.

EECA INTERACT 2019 is organized by AFEW International, Amsterdam Institute of Global Health & Development (AIGHD), AFEW Kazakhstan and the Kazakh Scientific Center of Dermatology and Infectious Diseases.

EECA INTERACT 2019 is sponsored by Johnson & Johnson and Aidsfonds.

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We are pleased to announce that, on the 18-19th November 2019, the first EECA INTERACT Workshop 2019 will take place in Almaty, Kazakhstan. ...