WSC Spotlight: Maternal and Neonatal Sepsis Only Two Weeks Away


In exactly two weeks, on September 12th, 2017, the Global Sepsis Alliance and the World Health Organization will host the WSC Spotlight: Maternal and Neonatal Sepsis. The WSC Spotlight is a free online congress in the style of the 1st World Sepsis Congress last year, but focuses on a particular topic, which is maternal and neonatal sepsis this year. The opening session will focus on sepsis and its political and social implications, while the last session will give updates on sepsis in general. 

The congress will be held in English and is open to everyone with an internet connection.
For more information on program, speakers, time zones, and to register for free, please visit

In 4 distinctive sessions, 25 speakers from all around the world will share their knowledge on maternal and neonatal sepsis and give updates on sepsis in general in 10-minute presentations and keynotes. After each talk, the speakers will answer live questions from the audience. After the congress, all presentations will be made available to view on demand on the World Sepsis Congress YouTube Channel and as a Podcast on Apple Podcasts

Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, new Director-General of the WHO, will open the congress on September 12th, 2017, one day before the sixth World Sepsis Day on September 13th


Marvin Zick