WSPID Society

WSPID calls upon global and national leaders and decision makers to recognise the distinctive nature and key importance of the impact of AMR in neonates and children. 

WSPID will work with its members and stakeholders to implement the declaration and  pledges to take action on the declaration action points which are in line with the objectives of the 2015 WHO Global Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance and urges others to follow.

Stay tuned for more information as we move forward.  

This week is #WorldAntibioticAwarenessWeek! 

Now is the time to  highlight the importance of the proper and effective use of #antibiotics and to encourage best practices among general public, health workers and policy makers. 

WHO has made it easy to promote World Antibiotic Awareness Week by sharing:

For more information including the 2018 theme and messaging and campaign updates head over to

2nd World Sepsis Congress recordings

The recordings from the 2nd World Sepsis Congress are now available, so head over to and listen to any sessions you missed. 
Block your calendar to remember the 

key dates for WSPID 2019

Starting with abstract submission! 

Abstract Submission Opens - January 15, 2019

Abstract Submission Deadline - June 4, 2019 

Abstract Notification - Mid-August 2019  

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Learn more about Manila - venue for WSPID 2019

Come to Manila not only for the latest and greatest in pediatric infectious disease education and networking but also to explore the Pearl of the Orient! From museums, restaurants, one of the oldest Chinatowns in Asia, to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites and the many local markets. There is something to suit all tastes.  

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