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

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

EECA INTERACT 2019 brought 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 addressed 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.

The official hashtag of the event #EECAINTRACT2019.

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

EECA INTERACT 2019 was sponsored by Johnson & Johnson, Gilead, Aidsfonds.

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Download a list with presentations here.

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Science for action on HIV, TB, and viral hepatitis in EECA

On November 18-19, with the support of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the first scientific workshop EECA INTERACT 2019 on HIV, ...

EECA INTERACT 2019 online

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Programme of EECA INTERACT 2019

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Abstract submission for EECA INTERACT is closed

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EECA INTERACT is a step towards the development of unified community

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What to expect from EECA INTERACT 2019?

Cate Hankins, professor, co-chair of EECA INTERACT and co-chair of the annual INTEREST Conference, and Anke van Dam, member of the international organ ...

Why do researchers need to participate in the EECA INTERACT 2019 workshop?

Bauyrzhan Satzhanovich Bayserkin, head of the local committee of EECA INTERACT 2019 workshop; Doctor of Medical Sciences, Director of the Kazakh Scien ...

Facts abour EECA region

HIV epidemic status in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (UNAIDS, 2017). ...