The 1st World Sepsis Congress took place completely online on September 8th and 9th, 2016, as a prelude and introduction to the fifth World Sepsis Day on September 13th, 2016.
All talks are freely available to view on our YouTube & Podcast Channels:
We started with Evidence Based Sepsis Therapy on Friday, September 23rd. Every other Friday, we will release another session.
The German Minister of Health supports the fight against sepsis and the #wsc16 - read and download his message here.
In 13 distinctive sessions, 75 speakers from over 20 countries gave 10-minute keynotes and presentations on the number one preventable cause of death worldwide: sepsis. After each talk, the speakers answer live questions from the audience.
Highlights included the Opening Session, titled "Sepsis - A Global Health Threat", with German Minister Helge Braun, Marie-Paule Kieny, Assistant Director-General of the WHO, Achim Steiner, former Under-Secretary General UN and Director of UNEP, and Joe Kiani, Founder & CEO of the Patient Safety Movement Foundation.
Participation was open to everyone with an internet connection and free of charge.