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Free 2019 Vaccine Handbook App

available from the Pediatric Infectious Disease Society (PIDS)!

Have you downloaded the Vaccine Handbook App? 

The Vaccine Handbook App features full access to a trusted source on vaccines and immunization.  It is a uniquely comprehensive source of practical, up-to-date information for vaccine providers, educators, and advocates.   It draws together the latest vaccine science and guidance into a concise, user-friendly, practical resource for the private office, public health clinic, academic medical center, hospital, and classroom.   

More information here


Randomised Trials in Child and Adolescent Health in Developing Countries – 17th Edition now available


The annual summary of research on child and adolescent health in developing countries, drawn from all the randomised trials in the last year.   


Translations of the Declaration on Combating Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) in Children are underway!  

It's now available available in Chinese and Spanish.   



WHO announces the first global target on antibiotic prescribing to combat AMR.

by 2023, 60% of all antibiotics for adults & children must come from Access -  the group of antibiotics at lowest risk of resistance.  For more information head over to the AWaRe website  


WHO has also released the new essential medicines and diagnostic list including 3 new antibiotics, however, they will most likely be expensive and therefore not affordable for the great majority of children in the LMIC setting.
Read more here 

Professor Mike Sharland has been made a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours for his work on antimicrobial resistance with @DHSCgovuk and @WHO as well as his clinical work @StGeorgesTrust


Huge congratulations to Prof. Mike Sharland for this well-deserved recognition. 

WSPID is extremely proud to share that he is the Chair of our #AMR Declaration Working Group which will oversee the implementation of the Declaration on Combating AMR in Children at a regional level.


The Napoleón González World Lecture and the Special Lecture are two of the highlights of the WSPID World Congress that you don’t want to miss!
Napoleón González World Lecture 
Lessons Learned from Africaby Elizabeth Molyneux (Malawi/UK)
November 8, 2019, at 13:30

Special Lecture 
Elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV: Lessons Learned from Success in Thailand - Usa Thisyakorn (Thailand)
November 7, 2019, at 16:15


Get Ready for #WSPID2019!
Discover the essence of a WSPID congress - the sessions, people and events by browsing the WSPID 2017 photo gallery.
Meet the committees responsible for #WSPID 2019 - the locals and the international PID community.
Learn more about Manila! 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! 

Read more here


WARNING: Fraudulent registration and housing websites may pose as WSPID 2019 official registration and housing providers. Bookings contracted through a pirate agency do not guarantee entrance to the Congress or a confirmed booking in a hotel.

Make sure you only register and book your accommodation through the official #WSPID2019  website!  https://wspid2019.kenes.com/