2nd WSC - Opening Session 'Sepsis - Still a Global Health Threat' Now Available and Feedback Survey

The opening session of the 2nd World Sepsis Congress, ‘Sepsis - Still a Global Health Threat’ is now available on demand on YouTube (embedded above) and as a Podcast on Apple Podcasts (iTunes link). It features the following speakers:

  • Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health Organization

  • Helge Braun, Chancellery Minister, Germany

  • Vytenis Andriukaitis, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Brussels

  • Naoko Yamamoto, Assistant Director-General, World Health Organization

  • Jeremy Farrar, Director, Wellcome Trust, UK

  • Mamoun Homeida, Minister of Health Khartoum, Sudan

  • Marcus Friedrich, Chief Medical Officer, New York State Department of Health, US

  • Konrad Reinhart, Chair Global Sepsis Alliance, Germany

  • Chaired by: Simon Finfer, Global Sepsis Alliance, Australia


Sessions are released weekly on Thursdays. The next session is ‘Antimicrobial Therapy and Source Control I’, on September 27th.


We strive to make World Sepsis Congress better from year to year. To help us improve it, we would very much like to hear your feedback for the 2nd World Sepsis Congress. Please participate in this 3-min survey.


The 2nd WSC is brought to you free of charge by the Global Sepsis Alliance, fostering our aspiration to bring knowledge about sepsis to all parts of the world. If you enjoyed it, please consider making a donation.

Marvin Zick