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Announcement meeting in September

Due to the COVID-19 situation, the annual DNWG session at the ECFS conference could unfortunately not take place in Lyon in June 2020. However, we are happy to announce that a virtual DNWG meeting will be held on 23rd September (11-13 h). During this online session active DNWG members and external speakers will present their work within the diagnostic field. Ongoing and future DNWG projects will be highlighted.

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Announcement meeting in February 2021:

The 18th Annual ECFS DNWG meeting is planned for 11th -13th February 2021 in Montpellier (France). However, depending on the COVID-19 pandemic situation, we may need to change this meeting into an online format. More details will follow soon.

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ECFS DNWG Sweat test Training Workshop
"Practical aspects for improvement of CF diagnosis in Europe" 


In the tradition of the ECFS DNWG NPD and ICM hands-on workshops in Berlin 2014, we have organized a successful ECFS DNWG sweat test hands-on workshop at the ECFC in Belgrade 2018 (supported by EliTech) which received very good feedback from the participants.The workshop addressed the important issues raised within the previous ECFS DNWG sweat test survey (Cirilli N et al. JCF 2017) and was well in line with our recent educational activities to improve sweat test performance in Europe. Follow-up ECFS DNWG workshops have already been planned also on national levels. 


ECFS Education

With our educational online materials we are already contributing to the new ECFS Education project. These will be further expanded to different diagnostic tools as a next step.