We encourage researchers from Eastern and Central Europe, Balkans, the Baltics and Central Asia to submit abstracts for peer review.

EECA INTERACT 2022 is the third scientific workshop on HIV, Hepatitis C and Tuberculosis in Eastern and Central Europe. EECA INTERACT 2022 will be held in Riga, Latvia, on December 13-14. EECA INTERACT is a research workshop that brings together scientists, clinicians, policymakers, and civil society from the region to debate topics facing individual countries while building capacity and strengthening research and clinical networks.

This year we are expanding EECA INTERACT to include the Baltics, the Balkans, and several countries in Central Europe.

We invite researchers to submit abstracts on of the following topics:

Health & science

  • Epidemiology, including surveillance and data collection
  • Antiretroviral treatment and HIV care
  • Access to diagnostics, medicines, and medical products
  • Basic science and HIV cure, vaccines, and monoclonal antibodies
  • HIV co-infections, including hepatitis, tuberculosis, sexually transmitted infections, and (re)emerging pathogens
  • HIV and co-morbidities
  • Laboratory monitoring/diagnostics
  • HIV prevention
  • New PrEP technologies and PrEP rollout
  • Paediatrics and prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT)
  • Implementation science,
  • Financing, cost-effectiveness, and impact modelling
  • Information technology innovations for HIV (MHealth, electronic records, social media)


  • Community/civil society/stakeholder engagement
  • Community-based participatory research
  • Innovative approaches to priority populations that are at risk and underserved
  • Socio-behavioural research
  • Women and HIV
  • Stigma and discrimination
  • Regulatory, ethical, and research conduct challenges


  • Structural determinants of HIV vulnerability
  • Health systems strengthening
  • Knowledge translation to policy and programming

Check the full abstract form here. 

The online application is open from 5 August to October 9.

The organisers are AFEW International and Amsterdam Institute of Global Health & Development (AIGHD), assisted by an International Scientific Committee.



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