ICASA 2019 – JIAS Scientific Writing Workshop – Registration deadline November 22, 2019

During ICASA, the Journal of the International AIDS Society (JIAS) is holding a scientific writing workshop: Publish or Perish: How to Write and Submit a Research Manuscript.

This interactive workshop aims to build skills in scientific writing and provides practical information to support new- and early-career HIV researchers, as well as more experienced researchers, in successfully submitting their manuscripts to peer-reviewed journals.

Date: Monday, 2 December 2019
Time:  08:30 – 12:30 (free lunch included)
Location: Lemigo Hotel, KG 624 St, Kigali, Rwanda

Attendance is free of charge but registration is required as space is limited.

Register here until November 22, 2019



AIDS 2020: Increase your chances of presenting

The Abstract Mentor Programme (AMP) offers support to less experienced researchers and/or researchers from resource-limited settings, giving them a rare opportunity to improve their abstracts and increase the likelihood of their work being accepted for the 23rd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2020) programme.

Deadline to submit your abstract is December 19, 2019. For more information, visit the AMP website or contact mentor@aids2020.org.

All Africa Meeting 2019

Johannesburg, October 30-31 2019

IeDEA investigators from all African regions will meet for the 3rd All Africa Meeting. The focus of this meeting will be on fostering early career investigators, sharing knowledge and methods and developing multiregional research collaborations.

To access the member area and forum please click here.

IWHOD 2020 – call for abstracts

Abstract submission for IWHOD 2020 opens on November 1, 2019. The 24th International Workshop on HIV and Hepatitis Observational Databases will be held in Sitges, Spain from March 26-28, 2020.

Important timelines:

  • Abstract submission opens: Friday, November 1, 2019
  • Abstract submission deadline: Monday, December 2, 2019 (18.00 GMT)
  • Abstract selection and final programme by Scientific Committee: mid-January 2020
  • Abstract status will be notified by late January February 2020

For more information visit the IWHOD webpage.

East Africa IeDEA co-PI Dr. Kara Wools-Kaloustian Named AMPATH North American Co-Director of Research

Kara Wools-Kaloustian, MD, MS, has been named co-director of research (North America) for the AMPATH partnership and director of research for the Indiana University Center for Global Health (IUCGH). Wools-Kaloustian was in the first IU School of Medicine residency class to complete rotations at Moi University and Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital in Kenya in 1991 and the first fellow to conduct research as part of the partnership in 1992.