Flu Survey: IPC Working Group

Please take the IPC Working Group survey on influenza.


November 14th-2018

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ISAC Funded Study

Results of a study sponsored by ISAC have been published in JAMA.


October 15th-2018

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ICC 2019

ICC 2019

ISAC is pleased to announce details of the 31st ICC.


October 2nd-2018

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Georg Peters - in memorium

We mourn the sudden death of Georg Peters on 8 August 2018


August 13th-2018

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8th South-East European Conferences of Chemotherapy for Infection and Cancer (SEEC)

12 - 15 October 2017 Premium Beach Hotel, Golem, Durres, Albania.

 


September 13th-2017

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Impact Factor Announcement

Significant rise in impact factors for ISC journals, IJAA and JGAR


June 19th-2017

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ICC 2017 Taipei, Taiwan update….

29 June 2017 is the final deadline for ICC 2017 abstract submission and travel grant applications.


June 19th-2017

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Announcement

It is with the greatest of sadness that we announce the passing of George Rolinson, aged 90 on the 8th of December 2016.


December 19th-2016

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United Nations High Level Meeting on Antimicrobial Resistance

On 21 September 2016, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) met to pass a resolution for the countries of the world to take collective action against the spread of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), particularly antibiotic-resistant bacteria.


October 13th-2016

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Environmental Cleaning Survey

On behalf of the ISC's Infection Prevention and Control Working Group, we would be grateful if you could complete a survey giving your perspective on cleaning and disinfecting practices in hospitals internationally. 


August 29th-2016

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Healthcare Epidemiology Training Course

The ISC and it's Infection Prevention and Control Working Group are supporting the Healthcare Epidemiology Training Course: Essentials in Healthcare Associated Infection Prevention and Management which will take place 1-4 November 2016, Ho Chin Mihn City, Vietnam.


June 9th-2016

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ICC 2017 Programme Proposals - Deadline 27th June

The ISC’s next biennial International Congress of Chemotherapy (ICC) will be held in Taiwan from 24-27 November 2017. As a reminder, the deadline for Programme Proposals from ISC Member Societies and Working Groups is 27 June 2016.


June 3rd-2016

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7th SEEC Programme Proposals - Deadline 1st July

The 7th South East European Congress of Chemotherapy (SEEC) takes place on 13-15 October 2016 in Romania. As in previous years, this meeting is held under the auspices of the ISC. As a reminder, the deadline for Programme Proposals from ISC Member Societies and Working Groups is 1 July 2016.


June 3rd-2016

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6th ISC MRSA Consensus Conference

The ISC MRSA Working Group is delighted to invite you to participate in the 6th ISC MRSA Consensus Conference which will take place 4-6 November 2016, Palma de Mallorca, Spain.


June 3rd-2016

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SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands 5 May 2016

Hand hygiene day on 5 May is approaching. This year the focus is hand hygiene in surgical services, through the continuum of care, from surgical wards to operating theatres, to outpatient surgical services.


April 28th-2016

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WHO SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands

Latest newsletter from the WHO Infection Prevention and Control Global Unit Team


March 18th-2016

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Skin, Soft Tissue and Bone Infections Working Group

Some information on forthcoming projects and publications on behalf of Professor Silvano Esposito, Chair of the ISC's Bone, Skin and Soft Tissue Infections (SSTIs) Working Group


February 10th-2016

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Save the Date - 30th ICC

The dates for the 30th International Congress of Chemotherapy and Infection (ICC 2017) in Taiwan have now changed to 24-27th November 2017.


February 10th-2016

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Davos Declaration

Drug firms ask governments to do more in fight against superbugs. In a declaration at the World Economic Forum in Davos, firms called for coordinated efforts to cut unnecessary use of antibiotics and support development of new ones, including by creating new economic models and investing in research.


February 10th-2016

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The Infection Prevention and Control Global Unit

A new approach has been launched to strengthen national and international capacity, improve practices and change behaviour to achieve safer, high quality patient care. This work is now being led by a new Infection Prevention and Control Global Unit at WHO.


January 21st-2016

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WHO World Antibiotic Awareness Week

16 - 22 November 2016.  This global campaign aims to increase awareness of global antibiotic resistance and to encourage best practices among the general public, health workers and policy makers to avoid the further emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance.


November 16th-2015

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IJAA Editor-in-Chief

Following Professor Alasdair Geddes’ retirement after 10 years in the post, Professor Jean-Marc Rolain (Aix Marseille Université and Hôpital de la Timone, Marseille, France) has been appointed Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents (IJAA).


October 29th-2015

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Honorary and Meritorious Membership

Honorary Membership is awarded to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to chemotherapy. Meritorious Membership is awarded to individual who have extraordinarily contributed to and supported the aims of the ISC. The 2015 awards were presented during the 29th ICC in San Diego.


October 29th-2015

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ISC Executive Committee Members

The ISC are delighted to announce the new Executive Committee Members who were elected during the 29th International Congress of Chemotherapy and who will serve for the next four years. ISC Executive Committee members play an active role in promoting the aims of the ISC, especially in their area of the world and in their area of expertise.


October 28th-2015

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2015 Young Investigator Travel Grants

The 2015 awardees were recognised during the 29th ICC in San Diego and they are:


October 28th-2015

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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2015

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2015 has been awarded jointly to Satoshi Ōmura, William C. Campbell and Youyou Tu for thier discoveries concerning novel therapy against roundworm parasites and Malaria.


October 6th-2015

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Antibiotic Awareness Week

Be part of the first Antibiotic Awareness Week by participating in the Western Pacific Regional Campaign 16-22 November 2015.


September 14th-2015

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ICC/ICAAC 2015

Not long now until ICC/ICAAC, we are looking forward to seeing our ISC friends and colleagues 17-21 September in San Diego. Download your Meeting App today and plan your trip using the Online Programme Planner...


August 31st-2015

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SEEC 2015

Submit your abstract now for the 6th Southeast European Conference on Chemotherapy and Infection, deadline 15th September.  This years annual conference focuses on the treatment of Infection and Cancer by the performance of the appropriate Antimicrobial and Anticancer Chemotherapy, in south-eastern Europe...


August 31st-2015

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Endoscope Reprocessing Survey

On behalf of the ISC Infection Prevention and Control Working Group, we invite you to complete our Endoscope Reprocessing Survey...


August 19th-2015

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Global Hand Sanitising Relay

The WHO Collaborating Centre on Patient Safety at the University of Geneva Hospitals is promoting a GLOBAL HAND SANITISING RELAY.  Deadline to get involved is 10th September...


August 12th-2015

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Discounted Registration Deadline!

Last chance to register for ICC/ICAAC at the reduced rate.  Register by 6th August to receive the early bird discount.


July 16th-2015

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Carlos J Finlay Award

Nominations are envited for this years Carlos J Finlay UNESCO Prize for Microbiology. This Award is organised by UNESCO and the Government of Cuba.


July 15th-2015

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European Conference on Bloodstream Infections

The 6th European Conference on Bloodstream Infections has just taken place 6-June June 2015, Vravrona, Greece


June 10th-2015

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ICPIC 2015

3rd International Conference on Prevention & Infection Control, Geneva from 16 to 19 June 2015.


June 10th-2015

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WHO Hand Hygiene Self-Assessment Framework

As announced by Professor Pittet, and as part of a year of activities in support of SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands 5 May and ten years of the WHO Clean Care is Safer Care program, the 2nd WHO Hand Hygiene Self-Assessment Framework Global Survey starts on 1st June 2015.


June 10th-2015

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Antimicrobial Stewardship and Transplantation Survey

On behalf of Lillian Abbo and Susan Seo, ISC Antimicrobial Stewardship Working Group Members, we invite you to participate in a short survey to determine the extent to which Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs (ASP’s) exist, are being planned, how they are structured and which activities are performed in solid organ and hematopoietic stem cell transplant centers.

 


June 10th-2015

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1st Publication of the ISC's Infection Prevention and Control Working Group

Preparedness of institutions around the world for managing patients with Ebola virus disease: an infection control readiness checklist


June 10th-2015

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WHO Global Survey

The 2nd WHO Hand Hygiene Self-Assessment Framework Global Survey starts on 1st June 2015


June 3rd-2015

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Alasdair Geddes

HUMA Awardee

We are delighted to announce that Professor Alasdair Geddes will receive the International Society of Chemotherapy’s (ISC) highest and most prestigious award, the Hamao Umezawa Memorial Award (HUMA) at the ICC – ICAAC in 2015. The award, bestowed by the Microbial Chemistry Research Foundation of Japan in honour of the late Professor Umezawa, is given for outstanding contributions in the field of chemotherapy.


April 22nd-2015

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Announcements

It is with the greatest of sadness that we announce the passing of two esteemed colleagues, William Alexander Craig and Ethan Rubinstein. Our deepest condolences to ...


April 1st-2015

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