5th DTFD: Fungal infection in neonates


The 5th Diagnosis and Therapy of Fungal Diseases – Training Course Fungal Infection in Neonates (5th DTFD) was held in Belgrade, Serbia, 10/10/2017 (Crowne Plaza Hotel) as a post TIMM 8 event. The 5th DTFD is the fifth national meeting organized by the Serbian Society of Medical Mycology and supported by FEMS, ISHAM, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology Republic of Serbia and Faculty of Medicine University of Belgrade. DTFD has become an important national meeting in the field of fungal diseases, a forum in which our mycologists, clinicians and basic researchers from different fields exchange research results and opinions on local medical mycology practice. The 5th DTFD scientific program includes plenary sessions on fungal infections in neonates and lectures by world leading mycologists.
Prof dr Predrag Minic
On behalf of the Organizing and Scientific Committee

Please visit the website www.dtfd.org for the programme, registration and general information.

ECMM report – The Diagnosis and Therapy of Fungal Disease 5 (9-10 October 2017) Belgrade, Serbia
The Diagnosis and Therapy of Fungal Disease (DTFD) has become an important and essential national meeting in the field of fungal diseases in Serbia. This DTFD was the fifth meeting in the series organized by the Serbian Society of Medical Mycology (SSMM), which has significantly contributed to the implementation of vast number of diagnostic and therapeutic standards on national level. Since the society is collaborating with societies in Europe and the world, the event was co-organized by Faculty of Medicine University of Belgrade and by FEMS. Also, DTFD 5 was supported by European Confederation of Medical Mycology (ECMM) and by International Society of Human and Animal Myclogy (ISHAM).
This first international symposium, held in English, was made possible thanks to ECMM, ISHAM and FEMS grants. It had 64 participants in total (from Serbia 47 and from abroad 17).
The scientific program was focused on Fungal infections in neonates and included plenary sessions, posters and the round table sessions. The forum was created with a vision of successful knowledge and skills implementation relying on the expertise of the top personnel whose combination of experience and knowledge provided professional-quality analysis of patients in the field of medical mycology. The meeting was designed for medical microbiologists, pediatricians, neonatologists, gynecologists, infectious disease specialists, and all those with interests in medical mycology.
The symposium lasted for one day and a half. Starting in the afternoon, registration and poster display took place on 9th October. On 10th October, the symposium was officially opened following the introduction messages of representatives on SSMM, ECMM, ISHAM and FEMS associations.

For the full report, click here: 2 ECMM DTFD 5 final report

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