Latest ASID News

Call for rural health workers to be on alert for deadly brain disease in children - See media release
HERE - 26 Sept 2016



Companion animals are potential reservoirs of Q Fever - See media release HERE - 23 Sept 2016



Q Fever Crusader Winner of Barrie Marmion Zoonoses Award - See media release HERE - 22 Sept 2016



International spotlight on Australia's neglected diseases; Closing the Gap on tropical infections in Australia’s Indigenous Children - See media release HERE - 21 Sept 2016



ASID welcomes government funding for The Global Fund to fight Aids TB and Malaria - See media release HERE - 20 Sept 2016




About ASID

The Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases is the peak professional body for infectious diseases and microbiology in the region. Membership encompasses Infectious Diseases Physicians, Clinical Microbiologists, Scientists, Infection Control Practitioners, Public Health Physicians, Sexual Health Physicians, Veterinarians and others eminent in the field of infectious diseases. The aims of the society are to:

  • Advance postgraduate education in infectious diseases in Australasia and internationally;
  • Promote research in all aspects of infectious diseases; and
  • Advocate for sound and evidence-based public health policy in matters related to infectious diseases..

Membership encompasses Infectious Diseases Physicians, Clinical Microbiologists, Scientists, Infection Control Practitioners, Public Health Physicians, Sexual Health Physicians, Veterinarians and others eminent in the field of infectious diseases. For an overview of our member benefits and to apply for membership see HERE.