Global Sepsis Supporter Meeting – World Congress of Intensive Care 16 October 2019

Invitation to attend the Global Sepsis Supporter Meeting on 16 October 2019 at the World Congress of Intensive Care in Melbourne. Main topics will include collaboration with the WHO to roll out the demands of the Resolution on Sepsis, an update on the establishment of regional sepsis alliances, World Sepsis…

Parents to learn signs of sepsis

Sepsis takes the life of more than one million children every year, but thanks to a boost in research funding, University of Queensland doctors are a step closer to beating the deadly disease. A $40,000 grant from The Emergency Medicine Foundation was announced today on World Sepsis Day (13 September) to help…

MJA – The WHO resolution on sepsis: what action is needed in Australia?

Australia needs a coordinated nationwide plan to reduce preventable deaths and disability from sepsis on 26 May 2017, the World Health Organization (WHO) adopted a resolution on sepsis that urges member states to take specific actions. The resolution, co- sponsored by Australia, recognises that sepsis is a leading but poorly…