The Interregional Association for Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (IACMAC)
IACMAC is a non-profit organization devoted to the promotion of research and education in the fields of clinical microbiology and antimicrobial chemotherapy. It was founded in 1997 though collaborative links among microbiologists from different Russian cities were established earlier when first multicenter microbiological researches and clinical trials were carried out. Now IACMAC includes over 2300 members from 36 regions of Russia.
IACMAC is affiliated to the International Society of Chemotherapy (ISC) since 1997, Federation of the European Societies for Chemotherapy and for Infection (FESCI) since 1997 and The Federation of European Microbiological Societies (FEMS) since 2001, works in collaboration with WHO, the Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics (APUA), the European Society for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID), the American Society for Microbiology (ASM), and the European Commission.
IACMAC has established programs of regional and interregional antibiotic resistance monitoring (RosNet) and now is developing plans for expnasion of these programs onto national level.
IACMAC publishes journals, methodical literature and provides informational support for Association members. The official publication “Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobial Chemotherapy” (CMAC) is published quarterly and is distributed free of charge among the members of IACMAC as well as medical institutions and libraries.
IACMAC holds scientific conferences, supports postgraduate education and teaching, collaborates in research projects and professional matters.
|Address:||PO box 5, Smolensk, 214019, Russia|
|Phones:||+7 4812 45-06-02, +7 4812 45-06-03|
|Fax:||+7 4812 45-06-12 ext 123|