1 The 3 rd EURASIA CONGRESS OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Formerly ICCAID) OCTOBER, 2009 RAMADA HOTEL BAKU, AZERBAIJAN Clinical Microbiology, Immunology and Infectious Diseases ANNOUNCEMENT & PROGRAMME Collaboration with :
2 Dear Colleagues, It is our great pleasure and honor announce that Third Euroasia Congress of Infectious Diseases (EACID) (formerly ICCAID) has been scheduled between 1st and 4nd October 2009, Ramada Hotel Baku, Azerbaijan organized by Blacksea Society of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology (BSCMID) and Azerbaijan Society of Medical Microbiologists and Immunologists (ASMMI) The Congress focus on Clinical Microbiology, Immunology and Infectious Diseases and Europe, Asia and the Americans scientists will discuss these issues in light of current information for four days. Blacksea Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (BSCMID) started to scientific collaboration among Eurasian Countries, in order to improve international collaboration on scientific research and combating infectious diseases between in most of Asia and Eastern Europe. One of the collaboration attempts started as international scientific meeting in Central Asia. This scientific congress aimed to introduce local researchers and foreigner attendants from other parts of the world. It s been three years since The First International Congress of Central Asia Infectious Diseases (ICCAID) was held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan from October 30 through November 2, In order to continue the effort that began in Bishkek in 2006, the second ICCAID has organized between 27 and 30 March 2008 in Almaty - Kazakhstan. These two congresses were very successful events in terms of the collaboration and exchange of experience and expertise among scientists from different nations participated in the congresses and we are hoping to make a high-level scientific congress with more participation from around the world in this congress. It s very exciting for us to have a congress in Azerbaijan which has historical and cultural ties with Turkey. ESGAP-ICCAID Postgraduate Course was also held in Almaty, Kazakhstan on 26th March 2008, i.e. immediately prior to ICCAID 2008 with co-organized by European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID) Study Group for Antibiotic Policies (ESGAP) and the Black Sea Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (BSCMID). The title of the course was Improving Antimicrobial prescribing of Surgical Prophylaxis/Antibiotic use in the ICU. There were 12 presentations over four sessions in this interactive course. The meeting was a great chance to experience central Asian hospitality and to be exposed to the latest front line clinical and genomic-based research. As all researchers in the infectious diseases area have a common goal of understanding and fighting the relentless spread of infectious diseases, we hope that such meetings, exchanges and collaborations will help the developing regions of the world succeed in its fight against infectious diseases. In this congress, main topics will be antimicrobial resistance, hospital infections, bacterial and parasitical infectious, tuberculosis, viral hepatitis, sterilization, disinfections, molecular diagnosis methods and protection from infectious diseases. We are looking forward to welcoming you in our congress. Please mark your calendars for the 3rd EACID October 01-04, 2009, Baku, Azerbaijan. With our best regards, Prof. Hakan Leblebicioglu, MD
3 COMMITTEES Honorary Presidents Prof. Oqtay fiiraliyev, MD President of Azerbaijan Ministry of Health Academic Ehliman Emiraslanov, MD Rector of Azerbaijan Medical University Presidents of Congress Prof. Hakan Leblebicioglu, MD President of Blacksea Society of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology Prof. Zakir Karayev, MD President of Azerbaijan Society of Medical Microbiologists and Immunologists Vice Presidents of Congress Prof. Murat Gunaydin, MD Prof. Salih Hosoglu, MD Local Congress Secretary PhD Ramin Bayramov, MD Assoc. Dr. Calal Isayev, MD Assoc. Prof. Saban Esen, MD Organizing Committee Prof. Ema Agayeva Prof. Hagigat Gadirova, MD Assoc. Dr. Akif Gurbanov, MD Samir Cavadov, MD Prof. Recep Ozturk, MD Prof. Sayed Davar Siadat, MD Prof. Sercan Ulusoy, MD Prof. Gaye Usluer, MD Prof. Haluk Vahaboglu, MD International Scientific Board Yasmin Abdul Malik - Malaysia Ema Agayeva - Azerbaijan Gulnara Alshimbaeva - Kazakhstan Turan Aslan - Turkey Peter C. Appelbaum - USA Ismail Balik - Turkey Ramin Bayramov - Azerbaijan Baurzhan Bayserkin - Kazakhstan Nedim Cakir - Turkey Mehmet Doganay- Turkey Riza Durmaz - Turkey Amangul Duisenova - Kazakhstan Ehliman Emiraslanov - Azerbaijan Amalya Eyyubova - Azerbaijan Sydney M. Finegold- USA Hagigat Gadirova - Azerbaijan Inge Gyssens- The Netherlands Akif Gurbanov - Azerbaijan Bulent Gurler- Turkey Murat Gunaydin- Turkey Salih Hosoglu- Turkey Calal Isayev - Azerbaijan Ronald N. Jones- USA Zakir Karayev - Azerbaijan Shahana Urooj Kazmi- Pakistan David Kelvin- Canada (Ontario) Roman Kozlov- Russia (Smolensk) Ainura Kutmanova- Kyrgyzstan Adnan al Lahham- Jordan Hakan Leblebicioglu- Turkey Mark Lobe- Canada (Ontario) Murad Mammadov- Azerbaijan Jesus F.Bermejo-Martin- Spain Ziad Memish- Saudi Arabia Dominique L. Monnet- Denmark Talgat Muminov- Kazakhstan Kurt Naber- Germany Gulnara Nasrullayeva - Azerbaijan Necati Ormeci- Turkey Hasan Ozkan- Turkey Recep Ozturk- Turkey Laurent Poirel- France Gian Maria Rossolini- Italy Victor Rosenthal- Argentina Fahranda Sadigova - Azerbaijan Ahmet Sanic- Azerbaijan Sayed Davar Saidat- Iran Salvatore Rubino- Italy Paul Tulkens- Belgium Sercan Ulusoy- Turkey Serhat Unal- Turkey Gaye Usluer- Turkey Haluk Vahaboglu- Turkey Aysegul Yagci- Turkey John Wain- UK Afia Zafar- Pakistan
4 GENERAL INFORMATION & CONTACTS Destination : EACID 2009 Congress will be held in Baku, Azerbaijan. Congress Dates : 01 October 04 October 2009 Opening Ceremony : Opening ceremony will be on 30 September 2009 in Medical University Auditorium Congress Venue : Ramada Baku Hotel Congress Language : The official language of the Congress is English (All presentation will be simultaneously translated into Turkish) Transportation : The Group reservation (Istanbul - Baku - Istanbul) has been made by Present Tour. The details of the flights are below: Wednesday, September 30, 2009 Sunday, October 04, 2009 Departure : 08:10 Istanbul, Turkey - Ataturk Departure : 20:00 Baku, Azerbaijan Arrival : 12:50 Baku, Azerbaijan Arrival : 21:10 Istanbul, Turkey - Ataturk Airline : Turkish Airlines TK1332 Airline : Turkish Airlines TK1335 Please contact Present Tour for transportation. Invitation Letter The Organizing Committee will send a letter of invitation to participate to the Congress upon request. Such an invitation is extended specifically to assist participants to obtain travel funds or appropriate visas and does not imply any commitment on the part of the Organizer to provide financial spport. The letter will be forwarded to you with confirmation of your registration. Certificate of Attendance Certificate of Attendance All participants will be awarded a certificate of attendance. Important Dates Starting abstract submission session: April 13, 2009 Deadline for abstract submission: August 24, 2009 Notification of abstract to authors: August 24, 2009 Deadline for early registration fee: August 15, 2009 Poster / Oral Presentation Awards The Congress Organization will provide poster or oral presentations awards presented at EACID meeting: 1st prize: Euro 500 2nd prize: Euro 300 3rd prize: Euro 200 The awards will be decided by an award committee. The following criteria with respect to the presentation will be evaluated: 1. Scientific quality 2. Quality, structure and organization of the presentation The awards will be announced at the EACID meeting where the study was presented, and the award will subsequently be given to the presenting author of the presentation. It is the responsibility of the authors of the awarded study to reach an agreement on dividing the awarded money among the authors. Scientific Secretariat Prof. Salih Hosoglu, MD PhD. Ramin Bayramov, MD Organization Secretariat Assoc. Prof. Saban Esen, MD Mine Tuter (Project Coordinator) Cumhuriyet Cad. Guner Han No.149 K.6 Harbiye - Istanbul - Turkey Tel: Fax:
5 REGISTRATION & ACCOMMODATION Registration Before 15 August 2009 After 15 August 2009 Participants from former Soviet Union countries 40 Euro 50 Euro All others / accompanying person (Accommodation reservation made by Present Tour, Congress Secretariat) All others / accompanying person (Accommodation reservation not made by Present Tour, Congress Secretariat) 200 Euro 300 Euro 250 Euro 350 Euro For reduced registration fee, the citizens of former Soviet Union countries must indicate their passport. The registration fees include admission to the scientific sessions, congress bag and final programme. Accommodation Ramada Baku Hotel (Single Room) Ramada Baku Hotel (Double Room) / per person Ambassador Hotel (Single Room) Ambassador Hotel (Double Room) / per person Irshad Otel (Single Room) Irshad Otel (Double Room) / per person Qafqaz Point Hotel (Single Room) Qafqaz Point Hotel (Double Room) / per person Before 15 August 2009 After 15 August Euro 840 Euro 580 Euro 640 Euro 880 Euro 960 Euro 650 Euro 700 Euro 600 Euro 660 Euro 310 Euro 340 Euro 760 Euro 840 Euro 580 Euro 640 Euro The rates are including 4 nights accommodation (30 September 2009 C-in and 04 October 2009 C-out) with breakfast, lunch, coffee/refreshments and airporthotel-airport transfers. All participants will have lunch in Ramada Hotels on September 1, 2 and 3. Only participants who will accommodate in Ramada Hotel will have also lunch on October 30.
6 30, September 2009, Wednesday SCIENTIFIC PROGAMME Registration OPENING CEREMONY will be on 30 September in Medical University Auditorium Welcome Remarks O. Siraliyev, President of Azerbaijan Ministry of Health E. Emiraslanov, Rector of Azerbaijan Medical University Z. Karayev, The President of ASMMI C. Osmanli, President of Ireli H. Leblebicioglu, The President of BSCMIC The mission of the EACID S. Hosoglu, Diyarbakir, Turkey R. Bayramov, Baku, Azerbaijan Opening Conference
7 SCIENTIFIC PROGAMME 1, October 2009, Thursday Registration Hall Baku S-1: Class A ESBLs: A global health threat K. G. Naber, Straubing, Germany - S. Esen, Samsun, Turkey The significance of ESBLs in medical practice H. Vahaboglu, Kocaeli, Turkey Epidemiology of ESBL producing Enterobacteriacea, a global problem Z. Gulay, Izmir, Turkey Detection of ESBLs in the lab; interpretation of resistance tests I. Koksal, Trabzon, Turkey Epidemiology of ESBL producing bacteria in Iran; an overview M. M. Feizabadi, Tehran, Iran S-3: Nosocomial Infections and Infection Control G. Usluer, Eskisehir, Turkey - H. S. Z. Aksu, Adana, Turkey Identifying and engaging the "Stakeholders" to reduce the burden of healthcare associated infections B. Cookson, London, UK Surveillance of nosocomial infections in developing countries A. Zafar, Karachi, Pakistan Challenges in infection prevention and control in developing countries R. Bayramov, Baku, Azerbaijan Prevention of Healthcare workers from occupational infections H. Leblebicioglu, Samsun, Turkey (Organized by EKMUD) Lunch Hall Caspian S-2: Adult Vaccination Strategies G. Usluer, Eskisehir, Turkey - A. Allahverdiyev, Istanbul, Turkey Vaccination in influenzae G. Usluer, Eskisehir, Turkey Pneumococ Vaccines I. Ozgunes, Eskisehir, Turkey Brucellosis vaccines: an Overview S. D. Siadat, Tehran, Iran Leishmaniasis: investigation of new vaccine A. Allahverdiyev, Istanbul, Turkey S-4: Dilemmas in Diagnosis and Treatment of Clinic Entities M. Parlak, Erzurum, Turkey - M. F. Geyik, Duzce, Turkey Corticosteroids for managing bacterial meningitis S. Kose, Izmir, Turkey Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute Bacterial Meningitis O. Karabay, Sakarya, Turkey Diagnosis and Treatment of Meningitis in Children A. Novruzova, Baku, Azerbaijan Microbiological and immunological features of pathological processes caused by actinomyces. N. Agayeva, Baku, Azerbaijan Lunch (Presentations will be in Turkish in this session)
8 1, October 2009, Thursday SCIENTIFIC PROGAMME S-5: Resistance problem among Gram positives S. Hosoglu, Diyarbakir, Turkey - C. Eroglu, Samsun, Turkey MRSA Problem in Azerbaijan Hospitals R. Bayramov, Baku, Azerbaijan The effect of antibiotic use on selection and spread of resistance S. Harbarth, Geneva, Switzerland (ESGAP) How can we fight with MRSA problem at hospital settings? B. Beovic, Ljubljana, Slovenia (ESGAP) Progress in EU HCAI Standards and Performance Indicators and experiences of National Strategies in combating MRSA B. Cookson, London, UK (ESGAP) Hall Baku S-7: Epidemiological typing methods A. Sanic, Baku, Azerbaijan - S. Rubino, Sassari, Italy Use of molecular typing methods in infection control R. Durmaz, Ankara, Turkey Which methods are available? C. Eroglu, Samsun, Turkey Which method to choose for different purposes? C. Acuner, Samsun, Turkey Molecular Epidemiology of ESBLs positive gram negatives in Iran M. M. Feizabadi, Tehran, Iran (Organized by ESGAP) S-6: Important Parasitic Diseases in Asia A. Yagci, Istanbul-Turkey - M. Hokelek, Samsun, Turkey Foodborn parasitic diseases N. Altintas, Izmir, Turkey Molecular and serologic diagnosis of toxoplasmosis Y. Guruz, Izmir, Turkey Leishmaniasis-An update Y. Ozbel, Izmir, Turkey Diagnosis and percutaneous treatment of hydatid disease N. Ormeci, Ankara, Turkey Poster - 1 R. Bayramov, Baku, Azerbaijan R. Ozaras, Istanbul, Turkey Hall Caspian
9 SCIENTIFIC PROGAMME 2, October 2009, Friday S-8: Antimicrobial use in severe clinical entities H. Vahaboglu, Kocaeli, Turkey - Z. Karayev, Baku, Azerbaijan Antimicrobial challenge in soft tissue and bone infections S. Gundes, Kocaeli, Turkey Neutropenic Fever: Current Situation and Management H. Akan, Ankara, Turkey Fungal infections in neutropenic patients S. Cevatof, Baku, Azerbaijan Management of Multidrug - resistant Acinetobacter baumannii infections E. Alp, Kayseri, Turkey S-10: Improving quality of antimicrobial use in the primary settings and hospital practices I. C. Gyssens, Nijmegen, The Netherlands - F. Agalar, Kirikkale, Turkey Epidemiology of community MRSA - what is the role of antibiotic use? S. Harbarth, Geneva, Switzerland (ESGAP) How to perform surveillance of antibiotic consumption and antimicrobial resistance H. Hanberger, Stockholm, Sweden (ESGAP) The role of infectious diseases specialist on antibiotic consumption B. Beovic, Ljubljana, Slovenia (ESGAP) Effect of governmental policies on the antimicrobial use G. S. Guven, Ankara, Turkey Lunch Hall Baku (Organized by ESGAP) S-9: Diagnosis and Preventing Parasitic Infections in Developing Countries A. Allahverdiev, Istanbul, Turkey - N. Altintas, Izmir, Turkey Management of Toxoplasmosis in special patients M. Hokelek, Samsun-Turkey Immunology and Vaccines Against Malaria: An update S. Kuk, Elazig, Turkey Serodiagnosis of cystic echinococcosis and problems in secondary cysts S. Yazar, Kayseri, Turkey (Presentations will be in Turkish in this session) S-11: Experiment to publication and research in Developing Countries R. Ozaras, Istanbul, Turkey - S. Gundes, Kocaeli, Turkey Access to scientific knowledge in Developing Countries A. Yagci, Istanbul, Turkey Journal of Infection in Developing Countries-A continuing experience S. Rubino, Sassari, Italy Systematic reviews and pooled analysis in developing countries O. R. Sipahi, Izmir, Turkey Capacity building of public health laboratories in developing countries M. Youssef, Lyon, France Lunch Hall Caspian
10 2, October 2009, Friday SCIENTIFIC PROGAMME S-12: Antibiotic use in surgical prophylaxis a dispute topic S. Harbarth, Geneva, Switzerland - M. Mesimof, Baku, Azerbaijan Surgical infections: clinic features M. Mesimov, Baku, Azerbaijan What is expectation of surgeons from antimicrobial prophylaxis? F. Agalar, Kirikkale, Turkey The improve antibiotic prophylaxis in surgery I. C. Gyssens, Nijmegen, The Netherlands Hall Baku Oral Presentations- 1 T. Aslan, Istanbul, Turkey O. Karabay, Sakarya, Turkey Hall Caspian S-13: Sterilization and Disinfection B. Gurler, Istanbul, Turkey - M. Günaydin, Samsun, Turkey Disinfection policies in hospitals D. Percin, Kayseri, Turkey Disinfection of endoscopes S. Esen, Samsun, Turkey Main principles in sterilization W. Renders, Brussels, Belgium S-14: Important Zoonotic infections in Asia C. Agalar, Kirikkale, Turkey - F. Sadikhova, Baku, Azerbaijan The epidemiology of Hemorrhagic Fever-An update Z. Ozkurt, Erzurum, Turkey The diagnosis and treatment of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever H. Leblebicioglu, Samsun, Turkey Leptospirosis: What is new? V. Turhan, Istanbul, Turkey (Organized by DAS Society)
11 SCIENTIFIC PROGAMME 3, October 2009, Saturday S-15: What is the current situation in diagnosis of Tuberculosis Chair: R. Durmaz, Ankara, Turkey - Y. Sikhaliyev, Baku, Azerbaijan Evidence based TB diagnosis A. Yagci, Istanbul, Turkey Laboratory diagnosis of drug-resistant tuberculosis M. Salfinger, Albany, USA Multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis: global epidemiology A. Sanic, Baku, Azerbaijan What is the solution for MDR TB in developing countries? M. Altindis, Afyon, Turkey S-16: Current approach to the Viral Hepatitis H. Kurt, Ankara, Turkey - M. Mammadov, Baku, Azerbaijan Epidemiology of Hepatitis B and C in Azerbaijan M. Mammadov, Baku, Azerbaijan Clinical Role of HBV and HCV Genotypes R. Ozaras, Istanbul, Turkey Treatment strategies of CHB and predictors of response F. Tabak, Istanbul, Turkey The drug resistance and management of hepatitis B N. Ormeci, Ankara, Turkey Lunch Hall Baku (Organized by Turkish Viral Prevention Hepatitis Society) Oral Presentations- 2 C. Acuner, Samsun, Turkey M. F. Geyik, Duzce, Turkey S-17: Nosocomial UTI and Urosepsis K. G. Naber, Straubing, Germany - S. Ulusoy, Izmir, Turkey Epidemiology of hospital-acquired urinary tract infections T. Aslan, Istanbul, Turkey The role of microbiology laboratory in diagnosis and treatment of UTIs M. Niazalieva, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Therapeutic challenges of urosepsis K. G. Naber, Straubing, Germany Prevention of catheter-associated urinary tract infections J. Alidjanov, Tashkent, Uzbekstan Lunch Hall Caspian (Organized by ISC)
12 3, October 2009, Saturday SCIENTIFIC PROGAMME S-18: Intestinal Infections in Developing Countries M. A. Tasyaran, Ankara, Turkey - I. Necefov, Baku, Azerbaijan Brucellosis Successful control strategies S. Erol, Erzurum, Turkey Risk factors of H. pylori in developing countries F. Jafari, Tehran, Iran Typhoid fever: A global aspect S. Rubino, Sassary, Italy The emerging factors on the epidemiology of cholera in Southeast Asia R. Ozaras, Istanbul, Turkey Hall Baku S-19: The surveillance and prevention of healthcare related infections R. Durmaz, Ankara, Turkey - C. Acuner, Samsun, Turkey Epidemiology of device-related infections M. F. Geyik, Duzce, Turkey Nosocomial pneumonia H. Bodur, Ankara, Turkey Healthcare related fungal infections Z. Karayev, Baku, Azerbaijan Burn infections V. Galandar, Baku, Azerbaijan The easy way for preventing infections: Hand Hygiene M. Gunaydin, Samsun, Turkey Hall Caspian (Presentations will be in Turkish in this session) S-20: Current Problems in Sexually Transmitted Diseases S-21: Treatment of HCV and Transfusion Hepatitis H. Kadirova, Baku, Azerbaijan - B. Baysal, Konya, Turkey Challenges in Addressing the HIV/AIDS Pandemic S. Gundes, Kocaeli, Turkey The HIV problem as an STD in former Soviet Countries H. Kadirova, Baku, Azerbaijan Epidemiology of AIDS in Mediterranean countries E. Bezirtzoglou, Athens, Greece H. Ozkan, Ankara, Turkey - N. Ormeci, Ankara, Turkey Treatment of Acute and Çhronic Hepatitis C H. Ozkan, Ankara, Turkey Epidemiology and pathogenesis of transfusion hepatitis A. Dadasheva, Baku, Azerbaijan Occult hepatitis C patient S. Safarova, Baku, Azerbaijan
13 SCIENTIFIC PROGAMME 4, October 2009, Sunday CLOSING CEREMONY Hakan Leblebicioglu Zakir Karayev Murat Gunaydin Salih Hosoglu Ramin Bayramov Calal Isayev Saban Esen Speakers All participants Social Program BAKU Tour Hall Baku Hall Caspian
14 ABOUT BAKU Baku (Azerbaijani: Bakı), is the capital, the largest city, and the largest port of Azerbaijan. Located on the southern shore of the Absheron Peninsula, the city consists of two principal parts: the downtown and the old Inner City. As of January 1, 2005 the population was 2,036,000 of which 153,400 were internally displaced persons and 93,400 refugees. Baku is divided into eleven administrative districts, or raions (Azizbayov, Binagadi, Garadagh, Narimanov, Nasimi, Nizami, Sabail, Sabunchu, Khatai, Surakhany and Yasamal) and 48 townships. Among these are the townships on islands in the Baku Bay and the town of Oil Rocks built on stilts in the Caspian Sea, 60 km away from Baku. For the most part of its old history this area has been part of different Persian Empires. The first written evidence for Baku is related to the 6th century AD. The city became important after an earthquake destroyed Shamakhy and in the 12th century, ruling Shirvanshah Ahsitan I made Baku the new capital. In 1501, Safavid Shah Ismail I laid a siege on Baku. At this time the city was however enclosed with the lines of strong walls, which were washed by sea on one side and protected by a wide trench on land. In 1540 Baku was again captured by the Safavid troops. In 1604 the Baku fortress was destroyed by Iranian shah Abbas I. The centre of Baku is the old town, which is also a fortress. In December 2000, the Inner City of Baku with the Palace of the Shirvanshahs and Maiden Tower became the first location in Azerbaijan classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
15 ABOUT BAKU At the end of the 19 th century Azerbaijan was responsible for more than half of the world's oil production, and Baku was rolling in money. Between 1885 and 1915 hundreds of luxurious mansions were built by entrepreneurs and oil barons who had grown wealthy almost overnight. The architecture they created displays a unique and exuberant blend of European and Oriental influences, in which neoclassical, Renaissance, Gothic and Art Nouveau styles merge with Persian, Egyptian, Ottoman and Moorish designs. Thousands of tons of topsoil were imported into the city to create parks and gardens, new streets and avenues were laid out and planted with trees, and new libraries, theatres and concert halls were endowed. Fortunately many of these fine buildings have survived the Soviet period, although most were subdivided into small apartments.