Recent activites of IUSTI- Europe

  1. IUSTI-Europe Conferences

  2. Dublin, Ireland 2018: The annual conference was held in Dublin in June 2018 in conjunction with IUSTI World. The focus of the conference “The appliance of science” . The local organiser was Derek Freedman and the chairs of the scientific committee were Henri de Vries and Kees Rietmeijer. There was a  excellent programme with participants from around the world.

  3. Communication

    A quarterly newsletter of items of interest is sent to IUSTI Europe members. Do contact us as if you wish to include any items. A linkedin group has been established to share STI information.

  4. IUSTI-Europe Summer Schools

  5. Following the very successful IUSTI advanced course that took place in Helsinki in 2017 a basic course: “Diagnostic pathways and management of Sexually Transmitted Infections (excluding HIV)” took place in Bartinoro, Italy in June 2018. This was chaired by  Angelika Stary and Marco Cusini. This was very successful with 41 students. It is planned to run a further advanced course in Tallinn in September 2019 in conjunction with the IUSTI conference.

    Upcoming conferences:

    • Tallinn, Estonia 5th – 7th September 2019
    • Bochum, Germany 2020
    • Amsterdam, Netherlands, 18th – 21st July 2021
  6. STI Guidelines

    The guideline methodology was updated in 2017. Six guidelines had been updated in the last year, and published on the IUSTI website and in journals, a further 5 are currently being reviewed. A pocket summary of the IUSTI-Europe Guidelines has been published and it is planned to update this annually. It is available to download free . There will also be printed copies available at IUSTI meetings and courses.


  7. Cooperation with other international organizations

ECDC: The relationship between IUSTI and the ECDC continues to develop. Liaison officers have been appointed by both parties to enable closer cooperation.
EDF: there are strengthening ties with the European Dermatology Forum, with IUSTI-Europe activities on the official agenda of the Annual Dermatology Forum Meeting
EADV: on the IUSTI Europe activities on the Annual Dermatology Forum. Two EADV Task Forces in the field of STIs have been officially approved
UEMS: IUSTI Europe has an observer on the European Board of Dermato-Venereology of the UEMS



Previous Reports

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European Guidelines and Patient information Leaflets

An introduction to the IUSTI Europe STI guidelines is available on this site. These peer-reviewed, regularly-revised STI guidelines and patient information leaflets may be accessed directly here. Information on guidelines in progress is given in the regional directors report, below.

European Clinical Collaborative Group (ECCG)

The ECCG was formally inaugurated at the European IUSTI Executive Committee meeting at the 26th IUSTI Congress Riga, Latvia 2011. This network of STI specialists has come together to principally conduct questionnaire based research across the European Region. The group is modelled on established successful clinical networks within a few European countries which have conducted similar work.... ECCG Link here


IUSTI-Europe Honours

The list of persons who have received IUSTI-Europe honours.


Past IUSTI-Europe Conferences

List of past IUSTI-Europe conferences.



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