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WSPID Education and Engagement Survey

There is still time to participate!  Click on the survey link below & have your say. DEADLINE: 31 May 2018

A goal of WSPID is to work with the regional PID societies to develop and facilitate educational initiatives for all paediatricians and healthcare workers involved in the care of children with infection, with a particular focus on practitioners in low and middle and income countries (LMCIs).

We need your input to set our educational priorities. We would appreciate your anonymous responses to the following short SURVEY





Thank you!

With 1745 delegates from over 70 countries, WSPID 2017 was an outstanding conference. 

WSPID wishes to thank everyone involved in making WSPID 2017 a success. Special thanks goes to the - Local Organising Committee, 2017 International Scientific Committee, Sponsors, Exhibitors,  Speakers & Chairs, Kenes and last but not least the wonderful congress delegates. 



Survey for doctors and nurses treating Tuberculous meningitis (TBM) patients.

Tuberculous meningitis (TBM) is an enormous global health problem, yet there are no globally accepted guidelines / protocols to standardize the acute, supportive management, and little research on neurocritical care. Evidence from other brain injury conditions demonstrates the significant positive impact neurocritical care can have on patient outcomes.

Internationally relevant guidelines or recommendations for supportive medical and surgical acute care in TBM are sorely needed, and would benefit from multi-centre randomised trials.

Your input is needed - the survey is anonymous & more information about the survey, consent terms & principal investigators is available here or click here for the SURVEY



Pediatric Infectious Disease Society
Pichichero Family Foundation 

Call for 2018 Applications 

Bridging the Gap in Support for Vaccine Development

The Pichichero Family Foundation Vaccines for Children Initiative, founded by Dr. Michael Pichichero, partnered with the PIDS Foundation to create a research award program to encourage and support physician-scientists, with a specific focus on developing new vaccines and immunotherapeutics for children. Established in 2016 with the Pichichero Family Foundation's generous support, the program awards two-year grants to applicants at any stage of their career, and all members of PIDS are encouraged to apply.

The deadline for submission is June 4, 2018 and announcement of successful applications will be made at the annual IDWeek meeting in the Fall.

For more information, please visit here 

To apply, please visit here


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