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Welcome to the World Sepsis Day Newsletter - a lot of exciting news await you!
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Launching Sepsis Stories - a New Feature Exploring the Devastating Consequences of Sepsis on a Personal Level
We launched our new feature 'Sepsis Stories' - giving survivors of sepsis and those bereaved by sepsis a voice; platform to share their story.
Report from WHO Technical Expert Meeting
In January 2018, experts on sepsis, associated stakeholders and professionals, including representatives of the GSA and the ASA, participated in a WHO-organized technical expert meeting. All presentations and the meeting report you can find here.
The Heartbreaking Story of Maddy Jones - Born 1998, Taken by Sepsis in 2018
Maddy was taken by sepsis with only 18 years. Read here the full heartbreaking story.
Australia Launches National Action Plan to Stop Sepsis
In March 2018, the Australian Sepsis Network and the George Institute for Global Health launched a national action plan to stop sepsis. Here you can download the report and read the full article.
Apply Now for the Erin's Campaign for Kids Nursing Awards
Applications for Erin's Campaign for Kids Nursing Awards are now open, including for pediatric nurses living outside the United States. Read the full article.
Learn more and apply nowDownload the flyer (PDF)
Recovery After a Hospitalization for Sepsis - Life After SepsisOur friends from the Sepsis Alliance and the Society of Critical Care Medicine have made a short 4-min video on life after sepsis - we highly recommend watching it!
World Sepsis Day News Now Available on Aplle News
If you live in the United States, the United Kingdom, or Australia* and use an iPhone or iPad, you are in for a special treat - our World Sepsis Day News are now available on Apple News!
April 24th was World Meningitis Day - All Meningitis Matters!
World Meningitis Day raises the global profile of meningitis and shares potentially life-saving information with thousands of people worldwide. If you like to learn more about it, we a summed up information and a video.
Can You Spot the Early Warning Signs of Sepsis?
In the UK, around 44,000 people lose their life to sepsis. The majority of the British public struggle to identify all of the early warning signs of sepsis.
- June 5th, 2018: Workshop: Integral Resuscitation of the Patient with Sepsis
- June 6th - 9th, 2018: ICEM 2018
- June 11th - 12th, 2018: Pacific Northwest Sepsis Conference
- June 25th, 2018: Maternal Sepsis Webinar, 2pm - 3pm EDT
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