37th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID)

The 37th Annual Meeting of ESPID (European Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases) held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on May 6-11, 2019, once again brought together the most important researchers in the field of pediatric infections, epidemiology and immunology, enabling trainees in the above fields to meet experts and colleagues from other countries and share their experiences. The ESPID’s programme was clinically oriented and promoted the best clinical practice for management of pediatric infections while it covered a wide range of educational seminars and interaction between trainees and faculty was strongly encouraged.
The CLEO team, headed by Prof. Theoklis Zaoutis, attended this year's conference and participated with the following abstracts:

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Job Opening - Clinical Research Associate (CRA)

Collaborative Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Outcomes Research (CLEO)-Ilisia

Job Responsibilities:
As a CRA you will:

  • Prepare submission packets for hospital ethical committees (ERBs) and administrative boards, the National Ethics Committee (EED), and the National Organization for Medicines in Greece (EOF) for protocol approval
  • Be responsible for adherence to monitoring procedures in accordance with GCP and ICH, local regulations, and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Perform monitoring activities from pre-study start-up to study close-out. This may include, but is not limited to, conducting site facilities inspections, site initiation visits, on-site study specific training, ensuring completeness and quality of on-site files, electronic case report forms (eCRF) review, query generation and resolution, monitoring patient safety (adverse events, serious adverse events), addressing protocol deviations, and completing monitoring reports (as applicable)

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36th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID)

The 36th Annual Meeting of ESPID (European Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases) held in Malmö, Sweden, on May 28 - June 2, 2018, included a wide range of educational seminars and lectures on the latest developments in the field of pediatric infections, epidemiology and immunology. The conference was attended by pediatricians, infectious practitioners, microbiologists and distinguished researchers from all over the world and presented original research work on the whole range of pediatric infections.
The CLEO team, headed by Prof. Theoklis Zaoutis, attended this year's conference and participated with the following abstracts:

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World Hand Hygiene Day: May 5th

It’s in your hands – prevent sepsis in health care


WHO calls on health facilities to prevent health care-associated sepsis through hand hygiene and infection prevention and control (IPC) action. Sepsis is estimated to affect more than 30 million patients every year worldwide. At the Seventieth World Health Assembly in May 2017, Member States adopted a resolution on improving the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of sepsis.

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EU Health Award for NGOs 2017

The European Commission called upon international, European, national and regional NGOs active in the field of vaccination to present details of their initiatives to the EU Health Award 2017. The call for applications targeted initiatives that help achieving higher level of public health for Europeans through vaccination.

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CLEO was founded thanks to a grant of the “Stavros Niarchos” Foundation, which has supported its function as the main donator since 2011 and continues to do so today.

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