The sixth International Meeting on Emerging Diseases and Surveillance, IMED 2016 will be held in Vienna, Austria from 4–7 November 2016. For those whose work deals with threats from infectious agents, IMED 2016 will once again bring leading scientists, clinicians and policy makers to Vienna to present new knowledge and breakthroughs and discuss how to discover, detect, understand, prevent and respond to outbreaks of emerging pathogens
Guidelines for the screening, care and treatment of persons with hepatitis C infection
WHO has just published its updated version of the guidelines for the screening, care and treatment of persons with hepatitis C infection complement existing guidance on the prevention of transmission of bloodborne viruses, including HCV. They are intended for policy-makers, government officials, and others working in low- and middle-income countries who are developing programmes for the screening, care and treatment of persons with HCV infection.
CDC’s Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion (DHQP) has a new Request For Proposals available on FedBiz Opps titled “Safe Healthcare, Epidemiology, and Prevention Research Development (SHEPheRD)”. This funding opportunity will allow CDC to continue its ability to address questions related to healthcare epidemiology and healthcare-associated infection (HAI) prevention research, including antimicrobial resistance, and also extend this work into diverse health care settings.