We are delighted to announce the 4th AIDS-related Mycoses workshop to be held at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa. Over the past four years, promising progress has been made in this field and for the next meeting we have put together an exciting programme highlighting the latest clinical and basic research focussed on tackling  AIDS-related mycoses. This workshop will provide a forum for discussions that focus on novel strategies for the prevention, diagnosis and therapy of these devastating diseases