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World PICU Awareness Week


Every year WFPICCS promotes World PICU Awareness Week to raise awareness about important themes impacting #PedsICU. Member societies and key stakeholders contribute to awareness and advocacy activities at a global and regional level.  This year the theme is SEPSIS. 


ESPNIC produced a series of podcasts involving parents, key decision-makers and healthcare professionals to discuss key sepsis prevention, resuscitation and management issues. Sepsis is a major cause of child death. In developing countries,

Most of the 7.5 million annual deaths in children under 5 years of age are considered secondary to sepsis, showing that sepsis is still largely neglected and the scope for advocacy and improvement is high.


On World PICU Awareness Day, on May 12th, WFPICCS organised a panel discussion with regional speakers on the implementation of Sepsis guidelines for early recognition, resuscitation, and management,

OPENPediatrics will host this event which is taking place on Friday, May 12th, 2023, at 14.00 UTC.

Register here: