As part of Sepsis Awareness Month, the Global Sepsis Alliance and the World Health Organization are teaming up to host the World Sepsis Congress (WSC) Spotlight: Maternal and Neonatal Sepsis on September 12, 2017.
The WSC Spotlight is a free online congress in which 25 renowned experts from all around the world will give presentations on all aspects of maternal and neonatal sepsis, as well as give updates on sepsis in general.
For more information on the program, speakers, time zones, and to register for free, visit www.wscspotlight.org
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is also marking Sepsis Awareness Month, recently launching an initiative entitled Get Ahead of Sepsis
that urges healthcare professionals, patients and caregivers to be alert to the symptoms, act fast if sepsis is suspected, and to prevent infections that can lead to sepsis. As part of this initiative, the CDC will be hosting the Get Ahead of Sepsis Twitter chat on September 20 at 12 p.m. ET. Join the conversation with #SepsisChat